Jamshedpur, June 13: The East Singhbhum district administration’s decision to charge grounded rate for any religious and social events at several grounds in the city has not gone down well with the religious organizations. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has termed the administrations judgment as anti-people.
A delegation of VHP Jamshedpur Mahanagar protested before the DC office on Monday and submitted a memorandum demanding to take back the grounded rate and also threatened to launch massive protest if demands are not met.
Arun Singh, president VHP said, Jamshedpur is a city of laborers and Tata Steel has constructed grounds in various locations for social and religious programs for the residents and workers.
The people also use the grounds during various festivals. Against the administration’s decision, VHP delegation submitted a memorandum to DC and SDO. Onus is also on the state government to help provide grounds to the society for any religious and social function.
“VHP will not tolerate any lax ax on the society hosting religious programs for years and if any kind of charges are incurred then we will launch massive protest,” added Singh.
Delegation included Hareram Ojha, organization treasurer Kishore Golcha, vice-president Janardhan Pandey, Jamuna Dubey, Deepak Verma and others.