Telangana: Forest Ranger Abdul Rahman Destroys Mandir Dhwaja Sthambha, Angry Vanvasis Protest At Forest Office
A holy Dhwaja Sthambha (flagstaff) being installed in front of a mandir by vanvasi (aka ‘tribals’) Hindus has been destroyed by a team of forest officials led by a Muslim forest ranger, triggering tension in several villages of Telangana.
On 30 March, a day after Sri Ram Navami, the vanvasi community of Gummadiwali village in Aswaraopet mandal of Bhadradri Kothagudem district prepared to place a new Dhwaja Stambha made up of a neem tree’s trunk in Ganganama mandir (temple) as per their age-old indigenous tradition. These vanvasis brought the tree trunk from the nearby forest by taking prior permission from forest officials.
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- 20 Apr 2023