Thiruchendur Murugan Temple Priests Attacked Policeman ?? VIRAL VIDEO
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A shocking report emerged saying that a group of priests in the world famous Thiruchendur Murugan temple attacked a policeman who questioned them for receiving bribes from devotees and making them get “Tharshan” by rushing the space that is allotted for senior citizens. Videos of priests receiving bribe from devotees were recorded by other devotees and are trending in social media platforms.
Located in the eastern end of the town Tiruchendur in the district of Thoothukudi, Tamilnadu, the most popular Murugan temple is the second among six abodes of Murugan. The temple complex is on the shores of Bay of Bengal and is open from 5 AM to 9 PM.
The temple is maintained and administered by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamilnadu. Devotees from all over the state would visit the temple to get blessings from their beloved Lord Murugan. Rituals such as offerings, cleansing by bathing in water from the well after bathing in the ocean would be performed by the devotees who visit the temple which is located in between Thoothukudi, Thirunelveli and Kanyakumari.
In a recent viral video, priests of the famous temple, reportedly attacked a policeman who questioned them for receiving bribes and blocking the ways that are meant for senior citizens.
Watch the video below :
Source : Polimer
Earlier, several reports surfaced accusing the priests of receiving bribes from the devotees. During May month of this year, a report surfaced alleging that the priests in the temple demanding Rs. 1000 per head from the devotees to see the God quicker than other devotees who are waiting in the queue. Warning the temple workers and other authorities, Kumara Durai, associate commissioner of Thiruchendhur Murugan temple released a audio saying “There is no sincerity among the workers. There is a reason to make this video public. Everyone in the public should know about what you are doing”
“Rs.1000 per person, is it okay??” a priest was seen asking in a viral video. The person requests to get Rs. 500 per head and allow but the priest says that the price got increased way before.
While people are waiting for Darshan in queue, the priest, after getting Rs. 1000 per head to a certain people, shows them the way that is made for priests and allows them to have “special” darshan. It has been reported that 3 hours will take to have common Darshan of Lord Murugan at the temple but priests getting bribe and allows some to complete the darshan within 7 minutes. Kumara Durai has promised to take appropriate actions against those who received money from public as bribe. Read : “Rs. 1000 Per Head” – Scam At Thiruchendhur Murugan Temple!! Video Leaked