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Demolition drive: Removal of small temple triggers tension

Written by: Staff

Hubli, Aug 25 (UNI) Tension prevailed for some time when officials of the Hubli-Dharwad City Municipal Corporation officials removed a small temple while demolishing shops on footpath at Keshvapur area here today.

The trouble started when the officials removed the temple while demolishing a controversial fence in the area.

Activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad protested against the demolition and demanded reconstruction of the temple.

They withdrew their protest after Municipal Commissioner P Manivannan assured that the temple would be reconstructed.

Heavy police bandobust was made in the area following the demolition drive.


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