Chhattisgarh: Shops, several schools stay shut as right-wing bodies observe bandh to protest Udaipur killing
While essential services were not involved in the bandh, schools and colleges were shut in some cities, including capital Raipur, and public transport was off roads at various places.
Sources said that the NIA officials, along with 14 teams of the local police, visited the houses of 12 accused and their relatives in connection with the murder.
The actress was voicing her opinion on current-day religious conflicts and the need to treat everyone as an equal.
The Hindu outfit activists handed over a memorandum addressed to the President to the SDM (Sadar) Vinay singh and held a sit-in chanting Hanuman Chalisa.
The VHP-Bajrang Dal protestors outside the Nand Nagri's SDM office raised slogans like 'Bharat Mata ki Jai', Vande Mataram and vowed "attacks on Hindus will not be tolerated".
"Bajrang Dal activists will hold a sit-in across all district headquarters against continuous attack on Hindus by Jihadi fundamentalists and submit a memorandum to the President," Milind Parande said.
The protesters said that the 18th-century ruler razed a Hanuman temple situated at the spot and built Jamia Masjid.
Hindu activists want madrasa vacated and threaten to rebuild temple.
Panicker said that some items associated with the temple are still being used in some temples or mutts.
It also prompted members of the right-wing group Bajrang Dal to stage a protest at Kakadeo Police Station on Monday.
Jha said the group which vandalised the premises "came and went" and the team completed the shoot for the day post the incident.
He said that the school premises had been hosting various events of several organisations during the vacation for many years now.
Deputy Congress Legislature Party leader UT Khader on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe into the forearm training camp conducted by Bajrang Dal in Kodagu recently.
According to sources, the camp was part of the 'Shaurya Prashikshana Varga' that took place from May 5 to 11 at Sai Shankar Educational Institute, at Ponnampet in Kodagu district.
Right-wing bodies protest over red meat recovery in MP's Ratlam; two held, illegal parts of their houses razed
Activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal and Hindu Jagran Manch participated in the agitation and demanded that illegal meat shops in Ratlam city be shut forthwith.