Tamil Nadu retrieves 79 acres of temple land

    01-Jul-2021   
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Tamil Nadu Government has retrieved 79 acres of temple land worth 590 crore rupees. The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department has been reclaiming temple land after the Madras High Court inquired about the disappearance of temple land from the State’s record.
 
Tamil Nadu retrieves 79 a 
 
On June 9, the Madras High Court called for an explanation from the Tamil Nadu Government on the status of 47,000 acres of temple land reportedly missing from Government records since the policy note for 1984-85 states that there were 5.25 lakh acres, whereas the note for 2019-20 refers to availability of only 4.78 lakh acres.
 
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