Dhami’s assertion got here amid protests by the monks of the 4 revered shrines of Char Dham–Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri–for the abolishment of the Board constituted final year
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 02:27 PM IST
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has mentioned his authorities is dedicated to solving issues related to Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board amicably by speaking to the events involved together with the monks. “We have been already doing that, but despite that, it seems that the priests of the four shrines have doubts that we are going to snatch their rights,” he mentioned throughout his go to to the rain-affected villages in Uttarkashi district on Wednesday.
Dhami’s assertion got here amid protests by the monks of the 4 revered shrines of Char Dham–Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri–for the abolishment of the Board constituted final year.
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“I want to assure them that their all rights will be kept intact. The government only wants to assist them in improving the facilities for pilgrims. Having said that, we are in favour of any positive changes in the Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board,” Dhami mentioned. He added the federal government plans to kind a committee to communicate to the events involved on the issues related to the Board. “Based on the recommendations of the committee, further action will be taken.”
The opposition Congress has backed the monks and mentioned the Board ought to be abolished. “The government should listen to the priests who have been managing the shrines for ages. It should immediately end the controversial Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board and restore the old system of managing the shrines,” mentioned Congress chief Suryakant Dhasmana.