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Bajrang Dal protest after Missionary school ask student to remove wristband

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Agartala, Feb 21: The Bajrang Dal members on Tuesday staged protest outside a private Christian missionary run school in Agartala, as a teacher had disallowed a student to wear a Hindu religious wristband.

Bajrang Dal protest after Missionary school ask student to remove wristband

The school termed the incident as ‘unfortunate’ and have come up with a statement that religious freedom will be uphold within the campus. Principal of Holy Cross School Agartala, Rev Jilson Tom expressed regret over the incident, reaffirming the school’s commitment to secular values.

The Bajrang Dal members claimed that the bracelet was confiscated by the teacher which has hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindu people.

Speaking to reporters, Tutan Saha, Bajrang Dal’s Tripura state coordinator expressed concerns about religious restrictions in missionary-run schools, asserting that such actions hinder the natural growth of children. “We condemned the incident because it is an attack on Hinduism, culture, tradition and constitutional rights,” he said.

Dr Manoj Nath, a faculty member at a state government-run college and father of the affected student, revealed that the wristband (bracelet) held significant religious value, having been brought from the Somnath Temple in Gujarat. He criticized the school for enforcing narrow-mindedness among students.

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