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Ravidas temple


Allotment of land for Ravidas temple cleared by DDA

October 10, 2020 9:53 am

The temple dedicated to Saint Ravidas, who is revered and worshipped by Dalits, was demolished on August 10 last year by the DDA following a Supreme Court order in April.

Guru Ravidas temple: Former Congress MP moves SC against Delhi govt for 'wilfully' disobeying orders

February 20, 2020 6:11 pm

The plea claimed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the Delhi government were "wilfully and deliberately" disobeying the court's orders.

Ravidas temple demolition: BJP and AAP call each other ‘divisive’

October 24, 2019 8:22 am

At a specially convened press conference, BJP general secretary Bhupender Yadav, with party vice-president Dushyant Gautam, the in-charge of Delhi, maintained the Centre did not have any role in the demolition.

Explained: How politics has driven Delhi's Ravidas temple row full circle

October 23, 2019 8:40 am

Ravidas temple row: With elections looming, the Centre has changed its stand — the temple demolished on Tughlaqabad's forest land in August is set to return.

SC accepts Centre’s revised offer of 400 sq mt land for Ravidas temple

October 22, 2019 2:59 am

A bench of justices Arun Mishra and S Ravindra Bhat was Monday told by Attorney General K K Venugopal that the Centre has revised its offer from 200 sq mt area for the temple to 400 sq mt keeping in view the faith and sentiments of the devotees.

SC agrees to Centre's land offer for construction of Ravidas temple in Delhi

October 21, 2019 3:02 pm

As per the memorandum of settlement submitted to the SC, the area permitted for worship will be enclosed by a boundary fence and will have a gate for entry. It states that no encroachment will be allowed outside the boundary.

Ravidas temple demolition protest: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad gets bail

October 19, 2019 4:26 pm

On August 21, the Bhim Army, led by its chief Azad, led a march in Tughlakabad against the Supreme Court-mandated demolition of Ravidas Temple, following which police picked up 96 protesters.

Ravidas temple row: SC asks parties to come with amicable solution for alternate site

October 04, 2019 2:10 pm

The court had earlier questioned the maintainability of a plea asking as to how could it entertain the petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution seeking permission to construct a temple demolished on its orders.

BJP acted like Babur on Ravidas temple, says AAP; Goel hits back

September 18, 2019 8:09 am

The temple was demolished on August 10 following a Supreme Court order, triggering widespread protests by followers of the Bhakti movement saint across India.

Delhi govt writes to DDA on Ravidas temple: ‘Denotify forest land on which temple was built’

August 30, 2019 7:50 am

Move may allow temple to be rebuilt on original site