Communal pressure in north Bihar district over vandalisation of temple idol
Tension erupted within the north Bihar district of Araria on Thursday when unidentified individuals vandalized an idol of a deity put in inside a temple and foisted a flag on its premises, which bore inscription related to a unique religion, the police stated.
Local BJP MP Pradeep Kumar Singh expressed outrage over the incident reported from a village in Rampur kokapatti panchayat space and gave a “24-hour ultimatum” to the administration for bringing the culprits to justice.
Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Sadar, Puskar Kumar, stated an FIR has been registered towards unknown individuals for the incident reported on the Laxmi Narayan temple. Heavy police deployment was in place for sustaining peace within the village the place the idol of ‘Sheshnag’ was discovered vandalised by native residents who additionally noticed the flag, which was later taken down, the SDPO stated.