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High Court upholds government decision to dissolve Badri Kedar Committee

Press Trust of India  |  Nainital 

The today dismissed the order of a single bench by which the Kedar Management Committee was restored.

The division bench of K M Joseph and Justice upheld the order of the government to dissolve the committee.

The decision for dissolution of the temple committee was one of the first decisions taken by the BJP government in 2017.

It may be recalled that had on April 1, 2017, directed the dissolution of the temple committee. The decision was then overturned by the

However, on June 8, the had invoked a special special clause to dissolve the committee again, which was again stayed by the court on June 16, 2017.

Once again the order was challenged before the single bench of Justice on the ground that the rules of the Kedar Committee provide for a term of three years.

The case was filed by members of the temple committee, and

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 22:25 IST
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