pujari

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pujari

(puːˈdʒɑːrɪ)
n
a Hindu priest
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Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 7 (ANI): The Adhyatm Department on Wednesday decided a procedure for appointment and replacement of pujaris in government managed Dev Sthans.
Bhopal ( Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 7 (ANI): The Adhyatm Department on Wednesday decided a procedure for appointment and replacement of pujaris in government managed Dev Sthans.
Priority will be given to Vansh and Guru- Shishya Parampara in appointments of pujaris and a register of Pujaris will be maintained at tehsil and patwari level.
Nine qualifications for appointment of pujaris have been fixed by the state government for appointments and the criterion for appointment has also been fixed.
The trust alleged that due to illegal conduct of the Revenue Authority, thousands bighas of land have been transferred in the name of priests and temple workers ( Pujaris, Kardars and Mujarian) in Kullu Dstrict.