GUWAHATI, Oct 16 - The Division Bench of Gauhati High Court consisting Chief Justice K Sreedhar Rao and Justice PK Saikia recommended the State Government to frame proper legislation to regulate activities of Kamakhya Temple.
The Deputy Commissioner Kamrup (Metro) has also been directed to receive the donations given by devotees and public and to maintain a separate account of such donations and spend the same for developmental activities of the Kamakhya Temple.
It was reported to the High Court that the cleanliness and hygiene in the Kamakhya Temple was not properly maintained and PIL No. 10/2015 was registered.
SS Dey, senior counsel who appeared as amicus curie drew the attention of the Court to a communication received from the Director of Tourism that Central Government has given Rs 35 crore for the development of the temple.
The court directed that the amount received towards the development of the temple should be spent under the supervision of the Deputy Commissioner.