Temple priest

Temple priest beaten to death in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district

While the attack took place at Gyanpura village, about 7 km from the district headquarters, late on Sunday night, the priest Baba Arundas succumbed to his injuries on Monday.

published on : 14th September 2021

Telangana temple priests now government staff, to get 30% pay hike as per revised scale

Earlier, temple priests used to get nominal salaries based on the revenues of temples and income that they collected from devotees. 

published on : 30th August 2021

Finally, DMK govt appoints non-Brahmin temple priests

Of the 24, five belong to scheduled communities. This is the first time men from scheduled communities were appointed as priests in temples under the State’s management.

published on : 15th August 2021

Kedarnath priests continue sit-in protest to disband Devasthanam Board

In their opposition against the Devasthanam Board, the priests said that their rights are being played due to the formation of this board.

published on : 13th June 2021