Indian Police seals Osmania University over attempted Beef Festival

NEW DELHI: Tension prevailed at Osmania University on Thursday as police sealed the campus to prevent beef festival planned by some student groups and the pork festival and cow worship by their rivals. Police arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raja Singh and dozens of students and activists of different groups to prevent any untoward incident. Raja Singh was taken into preventive custody from his house in Dhoolpet area in the morning as he planned to join 'Gau Maata puja' planned by some right-wing Hindu groups on the campus. Women activists of Gau Raksha Dal were also arrested when they tried to enter the campus. Police in riot gear sealed all the entrances to the sprawling campus to foil attempts by any group to organize any program. Several students were picked up during the searches conducted in and around the campus since Wednesday night.(One India)

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