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.
The incident happened in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh. Hindus as a result staged a protest.
This is a second such incident in recent days in the state.
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The police is also being blamed for not preventing the incident despite similar attacks happening earlier.