Encroachments around Paplaj Mata temple anger villagers in Dausa

   Jun 16, 8:19 pm

Dausa (Rajasthan), June 16 (ANI): Villagers in Dausa district of Rajasthan state climbed atop mobile towers to protest against the failure of the local administration to remove the illegal encroachments around a temple premises on Saturday.

The Station House Officer, Laxmikant Sharma said that the illegal encroachments lead to traffic congestion, which in turn created problems for the devotees visiting the temple.

"This is a spiritual place with Paplaj Mata temple. The people have set up encroachments to sell traditional offerings. It cause congestion in the area and the tourists face problem due to this. They demand to shift the position of the encroachments," Sharma said.

The protesters claimed that the administration didn't pay attention to their complaints.

"They had set up the encroachments and we have made several complaints to the district administration but they failed to take action," said a protester, Radheshyam.

They also refused to climb down from the mobile tower until their demands were met.

The protesting villagers urged the district administration to take adequate steps to remove the temporary encroachments. (ANI)

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