Tension in Bihar's Bhagalpur district after Mahadalit women denied entry in Kali temple

Tension grips a village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district where dozens of Mahadalit women were denied entry into temples, police said on Saturday.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

The women who were denied entry into the 200-year-old Kali temple on Friday, have decided to lodge a written complaint about it to the administration and request their intervention to provide justice.

"We will submit a written complaint to the District Magistrate, Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General about the incident and failure of the local police to open the door of the temple after it was locked to stop our women from entering," Mangini Devi, a resident of Das Tola said.

Rajender Praasad, police station officer incharge, said the temple remained locked till late Friday despite repeated attempts by the local police to get it opened.

Mangini said the women were pressurised into offer prayers from outside but they refused.

Updated Date: Jul 08, 2017 14:02 PM

Also Watch

It's A Wrap: Omerta star Rajkummar Rao in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 Watch: National-level skater and coach Dhwanit Rele trains and nurtures budding athletes
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 FOMO Episode 1: Google Assistant, This is America, Sonam's wedding & Global Warming
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 Social Media Star: Rajkummar Rao and Bhuvan Bam open up about selfie culture, online trolls

Also See