''Provocative'' posters spark tension in UP

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Kanpur, Jan 31 (PTI) Posters carrying "objectionable"remarks against Hindu deities sparked tension in neighbouringRamabai Nagar district with agitated people staging protestover the incident, police said today.

Tension spread in Akbarpur area in the districtyesterday after unknown miscreants pasted some posterscarrying objectionable remarks against Hindu gods, accordingto Ramabai Nagar SP, Ashutosh Kumar.

The agitated crowd tried to block roads and stageddemonstration over the incident but senior police andadministration officials reached at the spot and pacifiedthem. The posters were also removed immediately, Kumar said.

He said the medical store whose name was mentioned onthe posters could not be found, while the printing press wasnot big enough to print those posters.

Some miscreants seem to be behind the act, the SPsaid, adding police force have been deployed in the area toprevent any untoward incident and further investigation wason.

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