Spiritualist lauds Uttarakhand CM for freeing temples

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(EDS: RPT after removing one para) Coimbatore, Apr 10 (PTI): Isha Foundation founder and spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on Saturday congratulated Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat for his decision to release temples in the state from government control.

The decision, according to Vasudev, is a matter of great joy as 51 temples and shrines in Uttarakhand have been freed from government control.

'This should be a welcome step for the whole country and I wish more Chief Ministers take note of this and move in this direction,' he said.

In his tweet, the spiritualist said,'Congratulations Shri @TIRATHSRAWAT ji, to govt of Uttarakhand & to all others who supported the #FreeTemples movement including media houses, over 3 cr people, & many spiritual & religious leaders who have stood up for this cause. I express my utmost gratitude to everyone.' PTI NVM NVG NVG