Rajasthan priest’s family refuses to perform last rites, demands compensation

Family of the Rajasthan priest, who was allegedly burnt alive, refused to perform his last rites. The family members have sought compensation of RS 50 lakh and a government job. “We demand immediate arrest of all the accused. We want compensation of Rs 50 lakh and a job. We won't perform last rites till our demands are fulfilled,” said a family member. Vaishnav's hut in Bukna village was set on fire on wednesday over a land dispute. He was reportedly trying to prevent encroachment on temple land. The accused reportedly set the fence on fire in which Vaishnav got burnt. The priest succumbed to his injuries after he was admitted to hospital.

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