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Yet another communal clash in UP

07, Jul 2014

Jul 07, 2014 | Age Correspondent| Lucknow
A communal clash took place in Sarraiya village in Jaunpur on Sunday on the issue of religious conversions. Additional forces have been called in from adjoining districts in view of the prevailing tension in the area. According to reports reaching here, some Christian missionaries were visiting the Sarraiya village and local Shiv Sena leaders alleged that the missionaries were forcibly converting low caste Hindus to Christianity.
The Shiv Sena workers surrounded the village and supporters of the missionary group and Shiv Sena workers clashed with each other. As the news spread, local BJP leaders also rushed to the spot and staged a demonstration.


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