Attention – Due To Allegations of Plagiarism, This Article Is Highly Suspect

The author of this piece has committed numerous acts of plagiarism in a lengthy series of posts over many months. If you believe that your copyrighted materials have been infringed in this piece or any other, please contact Blogger News Network (bnneditor@gmail.com).

BNN strives for the highest ethical standards. When we fail to achieve those standards, as we have in this case, we are obliged to be forthright about our failure. We did not detect these plagiarisms, as we should have done. We are improving the editorial review process to reduce the chances of this happening again, and we apologize to our readers and our peers for the wrong that we have done them.

The originally-posted text of this article is available below the break for archival purposes, and to aid in the identification of parties whose materials were infringed. When those tasks are completed, the article will be removed from our site and this explanatory note will remain.

———-

It’s a temple with a difference – a shrine dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi at Bhatra on the outskirts of this city that has a life-size bronze statue of the father of the nation.

Amidst tiny plastic tricolours, volunteers have been working overtime for the Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday.

“We expect a big crowd and school children are rehearsing patriotic songs,” a young man said as the temple was cleaned up on Tuesday.

The occasions, he said, on which people throng this shrine to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi are Independence Day and Republic Day.

in Orissa, Gandhi is still worshipped as god by hundreds of people at a temple where they lighted incense sticks, offered flowers and sang devotional songs before his idol to mark the event.

Exclusively dedicated to Gandhi, the Gandhi temple – as it is called – is located at Bhatra village in Sambalpur district, some 350 km from the state capital of Bhubaneswar

Be Sociable, Share!