Uttar Pradesh: Sadhu attacked for entering ‘Muslim dominated’ area for donations on Janmashtami Utsav, six arrested
Speaking to OpIndia, Bajrang Dal leader said that since the Sadhu was new in the area, he was not aware the said area was 'Muslim dominated' and accidentally ended up there for Janmashtami donation drive.
Chhattisgarh: Teacher thrashes students for fasting on Janmashtami, suspended after complaint by villagers
Teacher Markam in a Chhattisgarh school asked students if they fasted on Janmasthami, and thrashed those who raised their hands
It is being said that processions on the occasion of Janmashtami have been carried for the past three years but this is the first time that it led to communal tensions.