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Varanasi: Posters ask Non-Hindus to refrain from entering ghat, probe launched

By The Assam Tribune
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Guwahati, Jan 8: Posters were being put up allegedly by right wing outfits in the holy city of Varanasi asking non-Hindus to stay away from the ghats of the Ganga and the temples along the river.

The police have launched a probe in this matter and the posters are being removed. The police informed that the posters were allegedly put up by right-wing outfits.

The posters mentioned that those who believe in the Sanatan Dharma are only welcomed.

The poster had "Entry Prohibited – Non-Hindus" written on top and concluded saying "this is not a request, but a warning". Pictures and videos of such posters, allegedly put up by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and its youth wing, Bajrang Dal, also surfaced on social media platforms.

Even though a written complaint was not made, the police, however, took note of the episode after some local groups highlighted it. The posters are being removed with their help.

"The matter is being probed by the local Bhelupur police station. The people who were seen in the videos and pictures are being identified," a police official told a leading news agency.

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Varanasi: Posters ask Non-Hindus to refrain from entering ghat, probe launched

Guwahati, Jan 8: Posters were being put up allegedly by right wing outfits in the holy city of Varanasi asking non-Hindus to stay away from the ghats of the Ganga and the temples along the river.

The police have launched a probe in this matter and the posters are being removed. The police informed that the posters were allegedly put up by right-wing outfits.

The posters mentioned that those who believe in the Sanatan Dharma are only welcomed.

The poster had "Entry Prohibited – Non-Hindus" written on top and concluded saying "this is not a request, but a warning". Pictures and videos of such posters, allegedly put up by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and its youth wing, Bajrang Dal, also surfaced on social media platforms.

Even though a written complaint was not made, the police, however, took note of the episode after some local groups highlighted it. The posters are being removed with their help.

"The matter is being probed by the local Bhelupur police station. The people who were seen in the videos and pictures are being identified," a police official told a leading news agency.