Davanagere, Oct 9 (UNI) Police resorted to lathicharge when a mob indulged in pelting stones at a procession near a prayer hall during Dasara celebrations here today.
Police said the processionists retaliated when stones were thrown at them as the procession was passing by the prayer hall.
Police posted for security caned the mob which rained stones at the processionists.
Tension prevailed in the city following which additional forces were posted to maintain peace, police added.
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