Hindus protest against encroachment of cremation site in Hyderabad


HYDERABAD: Members of the Hindu community from different parts of Hyderabad held a sit-in outside the local press club against police and some influential figures of the area over encroachment of their cremation site.

The protesters, led by Walji Thakur, Dr Amarshi Thakur, Dr Mohan and others alleged that the influential land-grabbers along with the area police had been encroaching upon parts of their cremation site near Nara Jail for some time and were stopping the community from carrying out cremation there.

The protesters kept raising slogans against the land-grabbers and police during the course of their sit-in.

They appealed to the concerned authorities to help them retrieve their land and interrogate those involved in the encroachment.