VHP volunteers disrupt meet to discuss Easter plans in Gujarat’s Ankleshwar, claim ‘religious conversion’ (Indian Express)

The Ankleshwar police in Gujarat’s Bharuch district said they did not find ‘any religious activities’ at the meeting held on Tuesday evening. The police have launched a probe into the incident.

By Express News Service

A meeting held by members of the Christian community in Ankleshwar in Gujarat’s Bharuch district on Tuesday evening was allegedly disrupted by Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) volunteers who shouted slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and claimed that religious conversions were taking place at the event. With both groups complaining, the police arrested the organiser of the event and launched an investigation into the incident.

The incident took place at a hall in the Omkar-2 complex at Ankleshwar. Members of the Christian community had called a meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss plans for Good Friday and Easter. Several people had gathered for the meeting and a prayer was also held. While the meeting was in progress, several VHP volunteers reached the spot, chanting slogans.

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