Priests can be temple trustees

Can a priest (image for representational purposes, Photo: Scott Dexter/Wikipedia) serve as a trustee of the temple he/she works in? Certainly, stated a Bombay High Court bench of Justices Shahrukh Kathawala and Akil Kureshi. "Representation of ... purohits and pujaris on the board of trustees may be necessary to ensure the smooth functioning of a temple,” reported The Times of India (ToI) dated August 27, 2019. Advocates N. P. Dalvi, V. S. Talkute and Tanaji Mhatugade who argued on behalf of the petitioner priests stated that no embargo exists on the appointment of priests as trustees under the Maharashtra Public......

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