New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- : Weeks after activists went on a rampage, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday requested the central government to denotify the forest land to facilitate the construction of Sant Ravidas Temple in Tughlaqabad area in south Delhi.

In a letter to Union Minister of State for Urban Affairs (Independent Charge) Hardeep Singh Puri, Kejriwal requested to denotify the land parcel, currently forest land, so that the temple can be built where it once stood.

Terming the demolition of the temple as "injustice", he said the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) act to raze the temple to the ground on instructions of the Supreme Court had caused "tremendous hurt to the sentiments of crores of people".

"This has caused trem...