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(Compass) – Members of St. John’s church in Jatni, Orissa , India , have made an official complaint about a Hindu temple built on land given to the church in the 1900s. The original owner of the land, Alfreda Elen Hardy, died without making a will. She was survived by her brother Gerald who left the property in the hands of the church, but again died without making a will. In 2002, a Hindu temple was constructed on part of the land, approximately 50 meters away from St. John’s church. Church members complained to officials but no action was taken. In October this year, the temple took over the boundary wall between itself and the church, prompting church members to make a second complaint. St. John’s church has also laid claim to the land under the Christian Succession Act.