TNM — Don’t Justify Harassment With Lies

Lies

#1: “The assumption in the ‘free temples’ argument seems to be that the state government can make money off the temples as the respective Acts lay down rules on how the coffers of the temples should be managed.”

Half-truths

#1: “The temples do have to get the budget’s approval from the HR&CE Department to utilise funds, however, these funds can only be utilised for activities related to the temples, and cannot — by law — be pocketed by the officials appointed by the government to the temple trusts and boards”

Without further ado, let’s look at the open lies first.

Lie #1: “The assumption in the ‘free temples’ argument seems to be that the state government can make money off the temples as the respective Acts lay down rules on how the coffers of the temples should be managed.”

Now that the lies have been exposed, let’s look at the half-truths peddled in the TNM narrative.

Half-truth #1: “The temples do have to get the budget’s approval from the HR&CE Department to utilise funds, however, these funds can only be utilised for activities related to the temples, and cannot — by law — be pocketed by the officials appointed by the government to the temple trusts and boards”

In an attempt to confuse the reader and reinforce some of the lies and half-truths, several unnecessary statements have been added to the article.

(1) “It is not really new.”

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Devil’s Advocate

Devil’s Advocate

432 Followers

Seeker for life and interested in truly making India great again …