MANY HINDU TEMPLES DEMOLISHED BUT ONE ALLOWED TO STAND IN TESTIMONY THAT GOD'S TEMPLES ARE NOT AS IMPORTANT AS THIS GOVERNMENT- SANCTIONED ILL-GOTTEN MANSION.
Report courtesy of Bangkit.Net Blog and Malaysian Unplugged.
Group seeks action over the demolition of 79 Hindu temples
PUTRAJAYA: Some 100 people from the Hindu Rights Action Force handed a memorandum to the special officer to the Solicitor-General Ilham Abdul Kader over the apparent lack of action on the demolition of 79 Hindu temples nationwide.
The group, which gathered in front of the Attorney-General's Chambers yesterday, expressed disappointment over the apparent lack of action although 99 police reports had been lodged over the matter.
Chairman Waytha Moorthy said the
memorandum stated that Hindu temples, some more than 100 years old and located
on private land, had been demolished
without proper court orders since last
Apart from the 99 police reports, the organisation had also sent out 74 letters and memoranda to the A-G's Chambers and other relevant state authorities but had so far received no response, he said.
From 22.2.2006 TO 13.6.2007 (one year and four months), 79 HINDU TEMPLES in
- BEING DEMOLISHED,
- GIVEN NOTICE TO BE DEMOLISHED
- RELOCATED NEXT TO SEWERAGE TANKS,
- BURNT TO THE GROUND, or
- DEITIES FORCIBLY REMOVED
Over the last 15 years, Hindu temples in
FIFTEEN (15) HINDU TEMPLES DEMOLISHED IN THE
FOUR (4) OTHER DEMOLISHED HINDU TEMPLES LOCATED OUTSIDE KLANG VALLEY BUT WITHIN PENINSULAR
THIRTY ONE (31) HINDU TEMPLES WITHIN THE
SEVENTEEN (17) OTHER HINDU TEMPLES LOCATED OUTSIDE THE
THREE (3) HINDU TEMPLES THAT HAVE BEEN BURNT TO THE GROUND.
THREE (3) HINDU TEMPLES WHERE DEITIES WERE FORCIBLY REMOVED.
PATHIBAN OF IJOK! SAY SOMETHING DECENT IF THE ABOVE THREE ARE DUMB, OR FOREVER HOLD YOUR TONGUE!