In a clip made by the passerby, the elderly man replied that he had come to the city for medical treatment and was offering namaz there since the place was clean.
Sanitation workers Milan Rajak (44) and Pramod Mali (25) were held as the former had tweeted four times from his Twitter handle on May 11 and May 18 about bomb threats.
On Saturday, the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act was invoked against the accused in the Gorakhnath Temple attack case.
Former BJP MLA from Gorakhpur Radha Mohan Das Agarwal has returned to his earlier profession of a doctor.
The case is currently being investigated by a joint team of Special Task Force and Anti-Terror Squad of UP Police.
Rasgul told the police about an earlier attempt to eliminate his family two years ago.
BJP clean sweep in PM Modi's Varanasi, Aditynath's Gorakhpur; all seats in Akhilesh's Azamgarh go to SP
While Modi and Akhilesh are the current MPs from Varanasi and Azamgarh, Adityanath has won several times from Gorakhpur.
Gorakhpur, the seat of Guru Gorakhnath, a saint of the 11th century, is one of the most high-profile constituencies as it has been the `Karmbhoomi' of Yogi Adityanath.
Triangular fight after BSP candidate enters poll arena featuring SP heavyweight Swami Prasad Maurya and BJP’s Surender Kushwaha
While the Election Commission had banned physical rallies, a large number of people had turned up at Kishan's programme at Chotpur village against the permitted limit of 10 people.
Fielding Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur will also help party maintain hold on other seats in region, BJP hopes
Reports suggest that Yogi Adityanath's footprint is visible in the selection of BJP candidates in the Gorakhpur region in particular.
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BJP leadership 'cutting him to size'; there can only be one 'supreme leader': Priyanka on Adityanath fielded from Gorakhpur
I suppose in an autocratic system like BJPs', there can only be one supreme leader, the Congress general secretary said.
Azad decided to go it alone in UP polls after the alliance talks between Azad and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav failed last week
BJP gives 59 per cent tickets to OBCs & SCs for the first two phases in UP and dropped 20 MLAs.
The newly built fertiliser plant will be operated by the Hindustan Urvarak Rasayan Limited (HURL).
Yogi Adityanath reached Gorakhpur on Monday evening and took stock of the preparations for Prime Minister Modi's visit here on Tuesday.
PM is set to launch the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project and many other development projects in December.
Reacting to the development, Dr Khan said that he had full confidence in the judiciary and would challenge the dismissal order in a court of law
Gupta, a 36-year-old property dealer, was allegedly thrashed by policemen in a Gorakhpur hotel last month, leading to his death.