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Fresh incident of disrespect to Guru Granth Sahib

Tarn Taran, Nov. 5 : A fresh incident of alleged disrespect to religious text Guru Granth Sahib took place in Tarn Taran, Punjab, today.

The police have lodged an FIR against unknown persons in this regard.

The locals have blocked the roads in Tarn Taran to express their ire protest on the issue.

Earlier today, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi met the family members of Gurjeet Singh Bittu, the man killed in police firing during a protest against a sacrilege incident in the district. Gandhi will also visit the family of Krishan Singh.

Two people were killed in alleged police firing in Behbal Kalan village last month during protests by Sikh activists. The protests were against recent incidents of sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib in the state. (ANI)