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VHP disrupts India, Pakistan joint I-Day celebrations

Tuesday August 14, 2012 03:08:18 PM, IANS

Hyderabad: Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday disrupted India-Pakistan joint celebrations of their independence organised by a group of voluntary organisations here.

The activists tried to barge into the conference hall at Gandhi Darshan on Exhibition Grounds where a Pakistani couple who was here for treatment of their daughter were the special guest.

The couple were escorted away by the organisers.

Police arrested about 10 VHP activists and prevented many others including Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) cadres from entering the Exhibition Grounds.

The VHP activists demanded the arrest of the organisers for celebrating Pakistan's independence.

"They are protesting why Pakistan's independence is being celebrated when Hindus are migrating from Pakistan," remarked Anand Raj Varma, advisory committee member, Confederation of Voluntary Organisations (COVA).

The organisers said they have been organising the joint celebrations for several years.














 

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