Normalcy returning to Bhinder Kalan village

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Moga, Oct 27 (UNI) The situation in Bhinder Kalan village of Moga district was returning to normal today following tension over the dismantling of ''smadhi'' of Baba Suman Giri, founder of the village, by some 250 radical sikhs on October 25.

Tension had gripped the village after more then 250 Sikhs dismantled the 'samadhi' near the Gurdwara also named after the Baba, who founded the village. The act had caused great resentment among the villagers.

Ferozepur range DIG Police Ishwar Chander visited the village and inspected security arrangements, including the seven police nakas put up by the police to check the entry of unscrupulous elements into the village.

Heavy police force were deployed in the village and also around the gurdwara and smadhi to check any untoward incident. More than 300 policemen and commandos have been deployed to maintain peace and vigil round the clock.

The DIG was fully satisfied with the security arrangements taken by the district administration and not a single case of untoward incident was reported since yesterday.

Faridkot SSP L K Yadav, who had additional charge of SSP Moga, also visited Bhinder Kalan village this evening to make on spot study of the whole situation.


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