MP: Tension Continues to Simmer After Trust Run by RSS, BJP Leaders Take Possession of 2.88 Acres of Disputed Graveyard in Bhopal
A curfew was imposed in the old city of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh on January 17 after a trust run by the leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders began construction work on the 2.88 acres of disputed land, claimed to be a graveyard, in the presence of heavy police deployment.
Even after five days of the curfew, tension continues to prevail in the locality. Shops have remained closed and police restricted the entry of locals into the lane which led to the disputed site. Sensing the gravity of the issue, the district administration has deployed heavy police force in the Sindhi Colony area of old Bhopal.
The RSS-backed Rajdev Janseva Trust, which has taken possession of the disputed land has been constructing the boundary wall and a community hall on the disputed land. However, the land still has a few graves made of brick….