The Supreme Court had directed all States and Union Territories in its verdict dated September 29, 2009, to ensure that “no unauthorized construction of any religious institution, namely, temple, church, mosque or gurdwara, etc., shall be permitted on the public street/public space.”
Citing the same and other orders of the State Govt. Deputy Commissioner Dr. SB Bommanhalli has issued a release stating that all the officers concerned must submit an action taken report about all such places in their jurisdiction by 31 January 2020.
They should verify the place of worship and if it is unauthorized the same must be demolished as per the order of the Supreme Court.
The authorities should approach the police and take police protection if required but no unauthorized place of worship should be there in a public place.
Information about such unauthorized structures could be given to the Taluka officer or firstname.lastname@example.org.