Delhi: Hanuman temple demolished, BJP blames AAP govt2 min read
On March 15, Wednesday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) officers demolished a Hanuman temple constructed about fifty years in the past. During the demolition drive the portrait of Lord Hanuman was additionally trampled. The temple was situated within the metropolis’s Shankar street space within the Rajendra Nagar neighbourhood.
The demolition work was, nevertheless, halted as quickly as locals and members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reached the location and protested in opposition to the identical. The leaders accused the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government’s ‘religious committee’ of deceptive DDA by issuing a fallacious suggestion to demolish the 50-year-old Hindu temple.
Several movies of the demolition of the Hanuman Temple situated in Rajendra Nagar in Delhi have emerged on social media.
दिल्ली के राजेंद्र नगर में मंदिर को तोड़ दिया 100 साल पुराना था मंदिर@DelhiPolice @ArvindKejriwal pic.twitter.com/efrUUtMoXX
— Anchor Vagisha Pandey (@VagishaPandey5) March 16, 2023
दिल्ली में तोड़ दी गयी प्राचीन सिद्ध हनुमान मंदिर।
राजेंद्र नगर स्थित प्राचीन हनुमान मंदिर को तोड़ा। pic.twitter.com/T8VZkfrIFb
— KV NEWS INDIA (@kvnewsindia) March 16, 2023
In one other video shared on Twitter, locals and Hindu outfit members are seen opposing the demolition drive and arguing with authorities amid ‘Jai Shree Ram’ chants.
“ऑर्डर दिखाओ, हाथ नहीं लगाना मूर्तियों को..”
केजरीवाल जी की दिल्ली में हनुमान मंदिर तोड़े जाने का विरोध..!
राजेंद्र नगर में DDA के बुलडोजर हनुमान मंदिर तोड़ने पहुंचे…सामने विरोध में खड़ी हो गई #Hindu जनता..@KapilMishra_IND @YogiDevnath2 pic.twitter.com/4YsBwkMBiH
— Mission 2024 (@itisajayIND) March 16, 2023
BJP chief Adesh Gupta additionally shared a video of him and a number of other different leaders sitting on a dharna to protest in opposition to the Delhi Govt, accusing them of the demolition of the temple.
किसी भी कीमत पर मंदिर टूटने नहीं देंगे !!
आज राजेन्द्र नगर में प्राचीन सिद्ध हनुमान मंदिर के बचाव को लेकर दिल्ली सरकार के खिलाफ प्रदर्शन किया।
केजरीवाल सरकार जिस प्रकार से मन्दिरों के ऊपर प्रहार कर रही है उसे दिल्ली का हिन्दू जनमानस बर्दास्त नहीं करेगा। pic.twitter.com/4ipVkTQQlW
— Adesh Gupta (@adeshguptabjp) March 16, 2023
According to experiences, on March 15, law enforcement officials and bulldozers arrived on the temple. Members of the BJP and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) gathered as quickly as they obtained the information of the demolition drive. They stood over the bulldozer and halted the demolition.
The BJP leaders whereas talking with the media stated that Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP is concentrating on Hindus and so they misinformed the DDA in order that this Hanuman temple could possibly be demolished.
The media experiences additionally quoted some police officers as saying that they had been taking motion in opposition to the unlawful encroachments across the temple.
After protests erupted, a heavy police power was deployed within the space and the state of affairs was introduced beneath management.
It could also be recalled how the same state of affairs arose in January 2021, when the demolition of a Hanuman Temple in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk sparked outrage within the Union Territory. The temple was demolished as a part of the Delhi Government’s Chandni Chowk Renovation Plan, and the NDMC, which is managed by the BJP, was answerable for the demolition. The BJP in Delhi, alternatively, accused the AAP authorities of not safeguarding the Temple. OpIndia then detailed the blame sport that ensued publish the demolition.