Nepal ‘regrets’ attack on priests of pashupatinath Temple

After the attack on two hindu priests at holiest place for hindus – Pashupatinath template, Nepal government officially expressed regret on this attack. Minendra Rijal, The culture minister of Nepal promised that culprits will be caught soon and will get punishment for this shameless incident_46328046_-71
It’s known that these protesters have support of maoist party and they want napali priest should be appointed for the post of priest at Pashupatinath Template. However India priests again started work after getting beaten by the protesters from Saturday after assurance of the government. This time they are working with very tight security. From 17th century, high cast Brahimns from Southern India are doing prayers at Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu. It became a tradition afterword to adopt priests from South India for the prayer. But from last 1 year maoist were demanding to recruit Nepali priest. Attack on Indian priest is condemned in India as well and India government is having communication with Nepal Government regarding the issue. Indian Foreign Minister SM Krishna said, “We are aware that there is a Maoist pressure on the temple authorities there to prevent the Indian priests from conducting the religious ceremonies and we are in touch with the government of Nepal.” Nepal government is now appealing from the protesters to maintain harmony of the country and co-operate with the government. Nepal government also convinced Indian govt. that they are taking necessary steps for the safety of priests and they will resolve the situation very soon.

Nepal ‘regrets’ attack on priests of pashupatinath Temple