Raksha Bandhan Will Be Held In Raniganj

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Raniganj: The fallout of Ram Navami processions in West Bengal rocked Raniganj, 200 km northwest of Kolkata on Monday as communal clashes erupted leaving a VHP supporter dead and six policemen injured while the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP continued to trade charges. The clash was triggered by Ram Navami processions.

Now an NGO to hold Raksha Bandhan in Raniganj Members of Bangla Sanskriti Mancha have decided to organise a Raksha Bandhan event in Raniganj on April 14, once the prohibitory orders are lifted.

The organization has decided to organise a Raksha Bandhan event in Raniganj on April 14, once the prohibitory orders are lifted, to spread the message of communal harmony.
Deputy commissioner of Asansol Durgapur, Arindam Dutta Choudhury sustained serious injuries in his right hand when a bomb was thrown at him in Raniganj in West Burdwan district.

According to the organization,they want to send the message of peace and co-existence among the people. They will organise a Raksha Bandhan festival there to send their message. The event will be held on April 14, Polia Baishakh (the Bengali New Year) as Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed.

Last year, the organisation had held a similar Raksha Bandhan event at Basirhat and Baduria in North 24 Parganas district which had witnessed communal clashes over a Facebook post. The organisation has also decided to take out a peace march in Kolkata and hold a similar Raksha Bandhan event on March 30.

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