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15 January 2020 Current Events Uttarakhand governor agreed to the Char Dham Devsthanam Management Bill 2019

Baby Rani Maurya, the Uttarakhand governor agreed to the Char Dham Devsthanam Management Bill 2019 which allows the state government to gain control over 50 shrines in the state including Gangotri, Char Dham, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. An official has confirmed that the Bill has been passed on the state government's law department for further discussion on the matter. In the meantime, Congress MLA and local priests Manoj Rawat warned to protest against the bill by saying that the decision is against the will of the local priests. Though, Haridwar MLA Madan Kaushik and the state government spokesperson confirmed that the "system of head priest" set by Adi Shankaracharya will continue as it is. 


Uttarakhand governor agreed to the Char Dham Devsthanam Management Bill 2019

Baby Rani Maurya, the Uttarakhand governor agreed to the Char Dham Devsthanam Management Bill 2019 which allows the state government to gain control over 50 shrines in the state including Gangotri, Char Dham, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. An official has confirmed that the Bill has been passed on the state government's law department for further discussion on the matter. In the meantime, Congress MLA and local priests Manoj Rawat warned to protest against the bill by saying that the decision is against the will of the local priests. Though, Haridwar MLA Madan Kaushik and the state government spokesperson confirmed that the "system of head priest" set by Adi Shankaracharya will continue as it is. 




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