Case Filed Against Swami Chidananda Over Forest Land In Uttarakhand: Report

The accused had grabbed round 1 hectare of reserved forest land, the police mentioned. (Representational)


The Uttarakhand forest division has filed a case in opposition to Swami Chidananda Saraswati for allegedly grabbing a bit of reserve forest land in Virpur Khurd space in Rishikesh and operating a yoga and meditation centre, and a residential faculty on it.

The case was lodged in opposition to the non secular guru beneath part 26 of the Indian Forest Act, 1927 in compliance with a latest order of the Uttarakhand Excessive Courtroom, Forest Vary Officer Mahendra Singh Rawat advised information company PTI.

“Swami Chidananda had grabbed round one hectare of reserved forest land in Virpur Khurd space of the city and was operating Muni Chidananda yoga centre, meditation centre and a residential faculty on it,” Mr Rawat mentioned.

Nevertheless, the forest division took again the land from the non secular guru on February 10 this 12 months, he added.


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