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Action sought against those spreading rumours on Poojary's

Press Trust of India  |  Mangaluru 

A complaint has been filed with the city police Commissioner demanding stern action against those spreading rumours in the social media about the health status of former Union Minister B Janardhana Poojary, police sources said.

The Kudroli Gokarnanatha Temple Committee here filed the complaint.

The former union minister is chief patron of the temple.

According to temple committee treasurer R Padmaraj, rumours that Poojary is critically ill have been circulating across the social media including on WhatsApp over the last few days causing panic and confusion among his family and well-wishers.

Padmaraj urged the police Commissioner P S Harsha to identify those behind the and take appropriate action against them.

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First Published: Sun, October 20 2019. 14:40 IST