27, Feb 2015
Bhubaneswar, Feb 27, 2015 (IANS)
The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) has called for a 12-hour shutdown in Odisha’s Kandhamal district Saturday to protest the ban on the entry of its top leader Pravin Togadia into the region, a leader said Friday.
“We have called for a total shutdown in the district. However, the emergency services will continue as usual,” VHP leader Bhagaban Mohanty told IANS.
“The administration is maintaining a double standard. While it had allowed Christian missionaries to hold meetings in the region, it is restricting a Hindu leader which is most unfortunate,” he said.