The child went to the temple, which angered the temple priest and then demanded Rs 25,000 from the Dalit family as a punishment for the “purification” of the temple.
New Delhi: A Dalit man was allegedly forced to host a feast after spending Rs 11,000 on entering the Lakshmi Devi temple at a village in Karatagi, Karnataka. The incident happened around 11 days ago and came to the fore when a two-year-old child entered the Hanuman temple in Miyapur village of Koppal district as a penalty of Rs 25,000 from a Dalit family for “purification” of the temple. The matter of asking is under discussion.Also Read – Before raping the woman, the cab driver took a selfie, when the victim came to her senses…..
Superintendent of Police T Sridhar said, “Yes, it is true that a person was forced to offer a feast of Rs 11,000 on entering the temple. Our officers are probing the matter. According to Sridhar, the matter came to light on Friday. The temple management under the leadership of the priest forced the man to have a feast. Also Read – Eight ancient idols stolen from century old temple in Ayodhya, police taking help of intelligence department
Sridhar told that a few months back there was an incident of theft in the village and after that it was decided that no one except the priest would enter the temple. The Dalit man entered the temple as he had resolved to perform some rituals. Ignoring the collective decision taken by the village elders, he went to the temple on 14 September. Other police sources said that eight people have been detained in the case. Also Read – 2 year old Dalit child entered the temple, fined 23 thousand rupees on the family
It is worth noting that a similar incident had come to the fore a few days ago when Chandrashekhar, who belongs to the Chennadasar community in Miyapur village of Koppal district in Karnataka, wanted to seek the blessings of Lord Hanuman for his two-year-old son on his birthday on September 4. Were. Chandrashekhar and his family members were standing outside but the child went into the temple, angering the temple priest and then demanding Rs 25,000 from the Dalit family as a punishment for “purification” of the temple. Five people have been arrested in this case.