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Mallakam Magistrate Court orders no obstruction to worship at Tissa Rajamaha Vihara in Thaiyiddy

Mallakam Magistrate Court has issued an interim order that there should be no obstruction of worship or festivals conducted at the Tissa Rajamaha Vihara in Thaiyiddy, Point Pedro.

The court order specifically named the Palaly police station and Tamil National People's Front (TNPF) MP Selvarajah Kajendren in its order. The court also ordered that no one should disrupt the peace, and all barricades that lead to the temple and in front of the temple need to be dismantled. The worshippers, monks, worship, or festivities should also not be obstructed.

The court ruling comes after a series of protests calling for the removal of the Tissa Rajamaha Vihara and for the 12 acres of land surrounding the temple to be returned to the 14 families who own it. 5 people were arrested during the protest and later released on bail. 


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