Divine Witnesses

I love this story, reported by the BBC today. It concerns a dispute over the ownership of a plot of land in the Indian state of Jharkhand, upon which stand two temples. Temple priest Manmohan Pathak claims that the land belongs to him, but locals say that it belongs to the two Hindu gods, Ram and Hanuman. Naturally, the judge has summoned the two gods to appear before the court next Tuesday to help resolve the dispute, the gods having inexplicably failed to respond to notices sent to them previously.

I can't wait to see if they show up.

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