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Meddling monks and an abusive governor’s wife – tensions in Trinco as temple restoration halted

Meddling monks and an abusive governor’s wife – tensions in Trinco as temple restoration halted

The wife of the Eastern Province governor verbally abused Trincomalee villagers who requested her to remove her shoes before entering their temple. The governor and his wife were visiting Soodaikuda to inquire about tensions following the halting of restoration work to a historic Hindu temple by a court order sought by Sampur police at the […]