Last Updated: January 17, 2023, 14:13 IST
As protests in opposition to the proposed growth of Bankey Bihari temple hall in Mathura intensifies, the native residents and shopkeepers have now despatched letters written in blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The protesters said that the proposed growth is uncalled for and it will rob them of ancestral houses and have an effect on their livelihoods.
Besides, the realm’s heritage worth shall be ruined by the development. Over 300 outlets and homes are to be demolished for the proposed hall.
Bankey Bihari market affiliation president Amit Gautam stated on Tuesday, “In protest in opposition to the proposed growth of the hall, over 300 outlets working in the neighborhood across the temple have been closed on Monday.
“We have written letters, utilizing our blood as ink, to the Prime Minister and chief minister demanding not to permit the destruction of the realm in the title of the flawed plan of growth.”
He said that the protests will intensify if the government does not withdraw the plan.
For the proposed corridor an eight-member committee had completed a survey earlier this month on the orders of the Allahabad high court.
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