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Protest against demolition of Sant Ravidas temple in Delhi; Chandrasekhar Azad detained

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Bhim Army chief Chandrasekhar Azad along with few others were detained by Delhi Police on Wednesday after protesting against the demolition of Sant Ravidas temple here.

"People protesting over Ravidas temple demolition issue clashed with policemen today evening. Some policemen sustained injuries in the incident. Some protesters have been detained and being verified," said DCP South East, Chinmoy Biswal.

"Bhim Army Chief Chandrasekhar Azad also among those detained," Biswal added.

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had, on August 10, demolished the centuries-old Guru Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad under a Supreme Court order.

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First Published: Thu, August 22 2019. 04:03 IST