Police made strict security arrangements across the town to avoid any untoward incident on the occasion. Police said that the situation was entirely under control throughout the day.
A tense situation prevailed in Bellare after the murder and the police resorted to shutting down all shops, establishments and hotels in the area amid protests by people.
Udaipur murder: VHP, Bajrang Dal members join probe in provocative slogans case; let off on police bail
Hindu outfits like the VHP and Bajrang Dal have been holding protests in various parts of the country against the murder of tailor Kanhaiya Lal last Tuesday by two men.
The main demonstration was held at Statue Circle where ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ was also played on loudspeakers. Officials said permission for the demonstration had been granted.
However, since the matters are in the courts, it would be appropriate if both sides await the court verdict, he said.
In a statement, he alleged 22 deities inside the temple were vandalised.
ADM Paradip Kanhu Charan Dhir has assured the activists of VHP to take necessary steps to remove the said plaque from the temple soon.
According to a report by VHP, so far a sum of Rs 3,400 crore has been received by the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust in donation.
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".
Protests erupted in several parts of the country, including outside Delhi's Jama Masjid, on June 10 against the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad.
In his statement, Ahmed Hussain said that the Union government should announce the cow as the national animal and introduce a Bill in Parliament prohibiting its slaughter across India.
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.
Prohibitory orders have been imposed in the temple town under section 144 of the CrPC to prevent any protest or procession from taking place.
Sreekumar said cases have been registered against the participants of the rally for unlawful assembly, rioting and using arms.
Local farmers informed VHP activists about the death of the two cows and they rushed to the spot. They alleged that the animals were being taken to a slaughterhouse.
Panicker said that some items associated with the temple are still being used in some temples or mutts.
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Durga Vahini wing of Bajrang Dal organised a ‘Hindu Samajotsava’ event in Virajpet on Thursday.
Communal violence continues to rock Rajasthan. In the latest incident, tension gripped parts of Hanumangarh district after a clash in which a VHP leader was thrashed on Wednesday night.
According to the court's directions, videography and survey will be conducted inside the mosque premises on May 6 and 7.