Activist distributing 'akshat' ahead of Ram Mandir ceremony attacked in Karnataka

Santosh, a pro-Hindu activist, who volunteered for the distribution of akshat ahead of the consecration of the Ram idol in Ayodhya on January 22, was attacked by miscreants in Karnataka's Puttur.
Activist distributing 'akshat' ahead of Ram Mandir ceremony attacked in Karnataka
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Santosh, a pro-Hindu activist, who volunteered for the distribution of akshata (ceremonial rice) ahead of the consecration of the Ram idol in Ayodhya on January 22, was allegedly attacked in Karnataka's Puttur, on Monday evening.

Santosh, responsible for akshata distribution in Mundur village, was assaulted on his way home.

Sources revealed that locals, led by one Dhananjay and his team, opposed Santosh's distribution in their area. Santosh's mother, who tried to intervene, was attacked.

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Activist distributing 'akshat' ahead of Ram Mandir ceremony attacked in Karnataka

The injured mother-son duo has been admitted to a private hospital in Puttur. The BJP has been demanding action against the accused.

Source: India Today

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