Thursday, August 29, 2013
Police crack down VHP’s 84 kosi parikrama yatra
With the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s 84 Kosi Parikrama Yatra set to begin from the banks of the Saryu River on Sunday,the Uttar Pradesh administration on Saturday cracked down on the Hindu rightwing organisation, arresting over 350 of its activists across the State.
The Uttar Pradesh administration on 24-Aug-2013 cracked down the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s 84 Kosi Parikrama Yatra set to begin from the banks of the Saryu River on 25th.
The police arrested more than 350 of its activists across the State and sealed entry points into the district as the VHP determined to go ahead with its yatra. The yatra has been banned by the State
The 84-Kosi Yatra is a tradition that has been there for thousands of years with the belief that it gives deliverance to the performer from the cycle of 84-Lakh Yonis (the cycle of birth and death).