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Marginalisation

Sri Lankan Peninsula Road Expansion will Demolish 27 Hindu Temples and Monuments

Sri Lankan Peninsula Road Expansion will Demolish 27 Hindu Temples and Monuments

Jaffna, Sri Lanka (CHAKRA)– Many Hindus and Hindu cultural organizations are shocked after hearing about plans to demolish around twenty-seven Hindu temples and ancient cultural monuments, as a result of a road expansion program in Jaffna, Kankesanthurai. Many organizations are voicing their concerns about the threat to Tamil cultural symbols under the guise of a development [...]

May 23, 2012 Rajesh Patel Sri Lanka 4

Sri Lanka: Hindu Council objects Buddhist Vihara replacing Saiva temple

Sri Lanka: Hindu Council objects Buddhist Vihara replacing Saiva temple

The construction of a Buddhist Vihara in the site after the destruction of several decade old Pi’l’laiyaar temple at Kokku’laay in Mullaith-theevu district cannot be allowed, said C.Yogeswaran, Batticaloa district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian in a memorandum to Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister D.M.Jayatrena who also hold the post of Ministry of Buddha Sasana. Mr Yogeswaran [...]

April 1, 2012 Rajesh Patel Sri Lanka 2