Religious exploitation: how do we stop this madness?Am told this practice is there in some parts of AP. It is there in Tamil Nadu, in so many places. One is left wondering as to how to stop these atrocities.
It is simple. When God can be simply worshiped in some temple in a very peaceful way ( there are hundreds of thousands of such temples, anyway in Tamil Nadu), some cunning women con common people by appearing to predict their present state of family affairs and also what will happen to them in the near future and so on. They would claim that the "Goddess" is very active in them. The gullible men and women then start believing that the woman is an incarnation of God, that is the God or Goddess in the local area. This commercial activity goes on under the nose of the police and more rational individuals who give a damn to this practice, but do nothing more.
The con women normally go home with several hundreds of thousands of rupees. They have assistants who would keep doing all that is necessary to keep the game going.
How do we stop these atrocities? What is the legal provision in this regard?