Miscreants damage temple idols to disturb communal harmony in Ghazipur

Miscreants damage temple idols to disturb communal harmony in Ghazipur

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Ghazipur  : Some miscreants damaged idols of an ancient Mahakali temple, which triggered communal tension here in the area. Crowd gathered in the temple after priest and devotees saw the damaged idols inside the temple. After information, local Legislator Sibagatullah Khan also reached the spot. District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Khatri, Superintendent of Police (SP) Ravi Shankar Chhavi and Kotwal In-Charge Prakash Tripathi reached the spot soon after the information and tried to pacify the situation. Temple repair work was started, in presence of the police officers and local leaders. SP Ravi Shankar Chhavi said here that some miscreants damaged idols of the temple last night. Police have registered the case after the complaint of priest. Mr Chhavi said the disturbing elements had tried to damage the communal harmony here. Repair work was started and the devotees can start their prayers after evening, the SP added.

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