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Protest against Tipu Jayanthi: VHP, Bhajrangdal activists detained

Protest against Tipu Jayanthi: VHP, Bhajrangdal activists detained


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Nov 10, 2015: At least 100 protestors  belonging to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bhajrangdal were detained by the police on November 10, Tuesday after they staged a protest against the Tipu Jayanthi  celebrations. The protest was held outside the Zilla Panchayat office. The administration has decided to celebrate Tipu Jayanthi at the Nethravathi Hall of the ZP.



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Police had stepped up security in the wake of the protest. Several protestors including VHP leader Jagadish Shenava, Bhajrangdal leader Sharan Pumpwell and Franklin Monteiro of BJP Minorities Morcha  were seen waving black flags and raising slogans  against the  state government and district administration.  All  of them were detained later.7

 

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Police had stepped up security in the wake of the protest. Several protestors including VHP leader Jagadish Shenava, Bhajrangdal leader Sharan Pumpwell and Franklin Monteiro of BJP Minorities Morcha  were seen waving black flags and raising slogans  against the  state government and district administration.  All  of them were detained later.


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In Pumpwell, some unidentified people have smeared ink on the posters of Tipu Sultan and had even garlanded them with slippers near the Mahaveer Circle. The posters were put up by the SDPI.

 

The tarnished posters were later removed by the police who rushed to the spot.


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Priyanka, Kolkata Wed, November-11-2015, 1:32

The government itself is creating problems among the people by raising issues. Are all these really necessary?

Ganesh, Mangalore Tue, November-10-2015, 11:23

Is "Tippu Jayanthi "really needed to be celebrated? All this is just to create problems among the people.

Ramesh, Kumta Tue, November-10-2015, 1:13

What to people gain from the protest. This has become fashion going on protest. However there is lot of leisure for the people in Mangalore i suppose.

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