After VHP's protest, Karnataka government changed its decision, will not give Kovid help to mosques with the money of Muzrai Department
The Karnataka government has withdrawn its decision to pay allowances as Covid-19 relief to Muslim clerics in the state from the funds of the Hindu Religious Endowments Department (Muzrai Department). This decision of the state government has been taken after the opposition of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). The government plans to provide financial relief of Rs 3,000 to the imams of 41 mosques and madrasas in Dakshina Kannada district, facing hardships due to the COVID-19 lockdown, as well as temple priests serving in the 'C' category of temples. was.
After which the VHP had given a memorandum to the state Muzrai Minister Kota Srinivas Pujari that the money received from the temples should be used only for the welfare of the temples and the Hindu community. VHP leader Pradeep Sharma said, Hindu department money cannot be used for other religions. I demand that the minister cancel the plan to give it to mosques. After which the state minister Srinivas Pujari said that we will not give the money of Hindu department to other religions. The money of the devotees of the temple will be used only for the development of Hindu temples. Our government will develop temples only with the money of the department and it will not be misused.
The opposition party Congress has criticized the state government and the VHP, making it an issue. Congress MLA Rizwan Arshad said whether the Muslim community asked for more grants? Did Congress demand this? BJP itself gave it and now it is taking it back. Don't insult people like this. You first say Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. Then after that you do this, do you have a heart.