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CM Channi condemns sacrilege attempt at Shri Kali Devi Temple; urges people to maintain communal harmony in Punjab
Says bad elements attempting to disturb hard-earned peace & harmony of Punjab
Chandigarh, January 24, 2022: Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi strongly condemned the sacrilege attempt at Shri Kali Devi Temple in Patiala on Monday.
CM Channi said that he is deeply hurt and saddened over the incident.
"Bad elements are attempting to create mayhem by disturbing hard-earned peace & harmony of Punjab ahead of the assembly elections in Punjab," he said, urging people to maintain peace and communal harmony in the state.
He also asked Punjabis to stay united in protecting all religious centers across the Punjab.
According to the information, a sacrilege attempt was made at Shri Kali Devi Temple on Monday and the accused was pounced by devotees and security personnel on the spot.
Local police rushed to the spot and detained the accused.