As the Gyanvapi mosque case is in courtroom, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday mentioned all of the temples destroyed previously should be rebuilt. He mentioned that in his state, he had made budgetary allocations for renovating temples destroyed by the Portuguese.
“In the 450 years of Portuguese rule, there was a destruction of Hindu tradition and many individuals had been transformed. Temples of the state had been destroyed. We are going to rejuvenate all of this. What’s mistaken in that? I consider wherever there are temples in destroyed situation, they need to be rebuilt. This is my agency opinion,” Sawant mentioned, including that his authorities had already budgeted funds for temple renovation.
Sawant mentioned that past the seashores, the state authorities was selling cultural and religious tourism within the hinterland and coaxing individuals to go to temples. “In each village, there are a few temples. We must take individuals from the seaside to the temple,” Sawant mentioned.
As many states talk about a uniform civil code (UCC), Sawant mentioned Goa already has it in place. “I say proudly that Goa has been following a uniform civil code since its liberation. I consider all different states should comply with the UCC. We have mentioned the Goa UCC with different chief ministers additionally,” he mentioned.
Prafulla Ketkar, editor of the RSS mouthpiece Organizer who was interviewing Sawant, mentioned Goa’s uniform civil code must be a part of the discussions as a result of if it had not affected the minorities there, individuals elsewhere shouldn’t be scared.
Sawant additionally sought guilty the then authorities for the delay in Goa’s liberation. “India received unbiased in 1947. Goa achieved liberation in 1961. I want to ask who’s accountable for this 14-year delay. This must be mentioned on an open platform. People from throughout the nation struggled for the liberation of Goa and needed to take bullets from the Portuguese. That must also be mentioned,” he mentioned.
Sawant mentioned that the federal government was additionally engaged on restarting mining within the state, which has been banned since 2012. He mentioned the state would develop into self-reliant within the subsequent 5 years.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to remain the proceedings earlier than a Varanasi courtroom on the problem of the Gyanvapi mosque even because it requested the district Justice of the Peace to safe the realm the place a shivling was claimed to have been discovered throughout a videographic survey of the mosque with out impeding Muslims’ rights to entry and provide namaz on the mosque.
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and PS Narasimha, listening to an attraction by the administration committee of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid, mentioned there was a scarcity of readability on whether or not the trial courtroom, in its May 16 order, had directed solely safety of the purported ‘ shivling’ or additionally granted the opposite reliefs sought– to limit to twenty the variety of Muslims who can enter the mosque and provide namaz, and to cease the usage of the wazukhana for ablution.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS