Big news is coming out related to a major Hindu organization associated with Akshardham temple. This organization Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha is constructing grand temples at about five places including New Jersey.
In a lawsuit filed in a New Jersey federal court and amended last month, BAPS was accused of luring workers in India to work in temples near Atlanta, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles, the New York Times reported. Is.
Moreover, in Robinsville and New Jersey, they are paid only US$450 per month. Earlier in May this year, a group of Indian workers in the US filed a case in a district court against Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha for human trafficking and violating the Minimum Wage Act during the construction of a large temple in New Jersey. was accused of.
BAPS was accused by the workers of forcing them to work in temples on work pay. The report also said that the workers alleged that they were locked up and forced to work for about a dollar an hour to build a Swaminarayan temple in New Jersey, while the US minimum wage was fixed at $7.25 an hour. Is.
India Civil Watch International said in May that an FBI raid on May 11 rescued nearly 200 workers, most of them Dalits, Bahujans and Adivasis, in the premises of the Swaminarayan Temple in Robinsville, New Jersey. This temple is said to be the largest temple in America.
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