Security has been beefed up in Karnataka’s Srirangapatna over VHP’s call for puja at mosque

Photo for representational purpose only. Image : iStock

Photo for representational purpose only. Image : iStock

Security has been elevated in Srirangapatna, the recent capital of eighteenth century ruler Tipu Sultan in the locale, following Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) call to perform puja at the Jamia mosque, guaranteeing that it was worked in the wake of wrecking a Hanuman sanctuary.

Prohibitory orders have been forced in the sanctuary town under Section 144 of the CrPC to keep any dissent or parade from occurring.

Other than region police force, groups of Karnataka State Reserved Police have additionally been conveyed. The streets have been blockaded and security pickets raised in the town.

Wearing saffron scarves and holding saffron hails, the Bajrang Dal and VHP activists on cruisers raised ‘Jai Sri Ram’ mottos. Dreading a backfire, numerous retailers around the place of worship brought down screens for the afternoon.

Individuals from periphery Hindu outfits have required a dissent walk to the mosque.

Be that as it may, specialists have denied authorization for it.

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State Home Minister Araga Jnanendra has given bearings to the police to go to all lengths to guarantee harmony and public request considering the VHP’s ‘Srirangapatna Chalo’ crusade.

In the mean time, Sriram Sena boss Pramod Muthalik denounced the limitations.

“There is a Ganapati sanctuary, a sanctuary tank and a well inside the mosque. In spite of every one of these, the mosques running madrassas and offering namaz there is off-base. It is ‘they’ who ought to be halted. I denounce the BJP government which is attempting to stop our dissent,” Muthalik told columnists in Kalaburagi on Saturday.

The traditional associations have been guaranteeing that the Jamia mosque was an Anjaneya sanctuary, which Tipu Sultan had obliterated to construct a mosque in its place.

The outfits have presented a notice to the region specialists looking for an overview of the mosque, saying steps be taken to return the ‘Anjaneya sanctuary’ to Hindus on the off chance that their case was viewed as evident. PTI

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