UP Man Arrested For Staging ‘Death Rites’ Of Yogi Adityanath

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath – File Pic

Lucknow- A man was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia after he allegedly placed a photograph of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on the bank of river Ganga and performed rites usually associated with death, according to police.

Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Yadav said Brijesh Yadav, a resident of Dalchhapra village in Reoti area, was arrested on the complaint five pandits, who alleged that the accused took them to Pachrukhia Ghat of Ganga after misleading them. Yadav had asked them for a “Ganga pujan”, the complainants alleged.

He later allegedly performed a “pind daan” by placing CM Yogi Adityanath’s photograph there and shot a video of it, which was uploaded on social media.

Taking note of the complaint, Brijesh was arrested for the bid to breach peace, police said.

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