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Durga Puja, Muharram peaceful, do not pay heed to rumours: Bengal Police

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The and Police on Saturday requested people to not pay heed to rumours, asserting the Durga Puja and passed off peacefully, mirroring the "exemplary" communal harmony in the state.

"Puja&passed off peacefully with active participation of all the people maintaining Communal Harmony. We express deep gratitude to all.

"The largest festival of Bengal attracting millions of people was a grand reflection of exemplary communal harmony by the people of Bengal. Please do not pay any heed to rumor mongering by mischievous elements," the Police said in a series of tweets.

Reiterating the same, the Bengal Police asked people to be cautious against rumours doing the rounds on social networking sites.

"Some elements wid ill Motive trying to do rumor mongering thru diff means including social ntwrkng Sites. Request to be cautious against them," the state police tweeted.

The advice from the police comes in the wake of recent reports of alleged clashes between two communities in certain areas in the state, including Hooghly and North 24 Parganas districts.



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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 23:52 IST