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Residents file complaints after saffron flags are raised on shops


The city police is yet to register a case despite receiving three complaints that members of a right-wing Hindu organisation have allegedly raised saffron flags to identify shops in Vijayanagar market along religious lines in an attempt to create communal tension.

On May 18, a member of the organisation reportedly raised saffron flags on the shops and went live on Facebook with the ‘event’. M.L. Shivakumar Gowda, Bajrang Dal leader who led the campaign, wrote about it on the social media page.

“They tied saffron flags to petty shops and pushcarts of Hindu street vendors, but we removed all ...


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