By means of PTI
KULGAM: As the scoop of a minor hearth at an historical temple in Kashmir broke out, Kashmiri Pandits lodged a protest alleging foul play and demanded the arrest of those that ‘engineered’ the act.
The police however mentioned its initial investigation urged that it was once an unintentional hearth that can had been led to via the burning diyas on the Mata Lalita Tripura Sundari temple in Devsar space of South Kashmir’s Kulgam at the intervening night time of Thursday and Friday.
“The minor hearth incident in Mata Tripur Sundari (Devsar) temple is being investigated via Police. Pre Enquiry finds #Hearth happend unintentionally via the DIYAs/ARTI being saved in Temple for day-to-day regimen…No indicators of Miscreant act. Public are asked to not pay heed to rumors (sic),” Kulgam district police tweeted.
Kulgam Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) G V Sundeep Chakravarthy and Deputy Commissioner Bilal Mohi-ud-din Bhat rushed to the temple to analyze.
The Kashmiri Pandits, then again, alleged the police of a canopy up.
They wondered how the fireplace broke out in the dead of night in such excessive chilly stipulations and the way the tree, regarded as to the seat of the deity, was once burnt whilst curtains and threads presented via devotees weren’t.
“It isn’t imaginable that diyas may reason such hearth, that too, when no person enters the temple at the moment…how can a diya reason hearth at 1 am,” Sunita Dhar, a resident of Devsar requested.
“That is unacceptable and the native government speeding to conclusions with out investigating is much more tormenting,” former BJP lawmaker Surinder Ambardar mentioned.
Hard an impartial investigation, Vishwa Kashmiri Samaj convenor Kiran Watal mentioned, “It’s the accountability of the Lieutenant Governor management and police to give protection to centuries-old spiritual heritage temples and shrines in Kashmir.”
Functionaries of the Adolescence All India Kashmiri Samaj and international Kashmiri Pandits Diaspora, too, demanded a rapid investigation into the case.
Locals mentioned ‘arti’ isn’t carried out on the temple off overdue because it stays closed.
Police, for his or her phase, mentioned an Military staff had wiped clean and clean upd the temple within the nighttime and the fireplace can have induced all the way through the cleanup.
The Military, then again, didn’t spoke back to queries.