Activists of VHP, other organisations court arrest in Nashik

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Nashik, Aug 21 (UNI) At least 100 activists of VHP, BJP, Bajrang Dal and other organisations courted arrest here today, as part of the ''jail bharo'' agitation organised by the VHP and other rganisations, to register their protest against the revocation of the land given to the Amarnath Shrine Board by the Jammu and Kashmir Government.

The activists, while courting arrest, also shouted slogans supporting the Amarnath Yatra Sangharsh Samiti's agitation, demanding restoration of the land to the shrine board, at the Shalimar Chowk.

Prominent among those who courted arrest were BJP city president Vijay Sane, Secretary Gopal Patil and VHP leader Eknath Shete.

The activists were later released on bail.


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