Group clash in Bhograi over Kali puja celebration; 7 arrested

Balasore: At a time when entire State is soaked in a festive mood for Diwali, a village in Bhograi of Balasore district witnessed bloodshed following a clash between two groups over Goddess Kali puja celebration.

The kali Puja celebration began today since morning at Nidhibani village while a group of people of the same village opposed their celebration over previous dispute. A verbal duel ensued between two groups which turned into a bloody battle later.

In the scuffle, one person sustained injuries and he was admitted to hospital. Police reached the spot and arrested seven persons from both the groups. Police forces have kept a strict vigil on the situation the village.


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