Entrust Kukke Temple to Dalits, demands BC Federation
Posted on Dec 17th, 2011 and filed under Local News.
MANGALORE: The Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district Backward Classes
has accused the government of hesitating to impose a ban on Made Snana
practice, has urged the
government to immediately hand over the Kukke Subrahamanya Temple to the Dalits.
In a press communiqué, the Federation said the elected representatives
elected by people of all
castes and creeds are committed to frame an act which prevents such practices.
"In case the government lacks the determination to stop the Made
Snana, let it hand over the
temple which was established by the Dalits to the Dalits themselves.
The temple need to have
Dalit priests and not Brahmin priests," the Federation said.
It also demanded that all religious heads condemned this evil
practice. The signatories to the
press communiqué include the Federation Vice President Vasudeva Bolur,
Bolur and Member Sanjeeva Shettigar.
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