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Evening brief: Rahul Gandhi rescued amid 'attack' in Assam; all about 4 Ram Lalla idols in Ayodhya Temple, latest news

Jan 21, 2024 06:40 PM IST

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was rescued and moved inside the 'Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra' bus by his security personnel and party workers after a large crowd, including those carrying BJP flags, flocked the yatra in Assam's Sonitpur district on Sunday. Congress claimed their workers and leaders were attacked by the BJP workers. Their vehicles were attacked and media persons accompanying the party's Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra were "manhandled" by BJP crowd, Congress leaders alleged. Dig deeper

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (PTI)

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Assam CM urges Rahul Gandhi to not visit this shrine during Ram temple event

With the pran-pratistha of the 51-inch idol of Ram Lalla idol sculpted by Arun Yogiraj on Monday, Ayodhya's Ram Temple will have four Ram Lalla idols -- the old one that was there, the new one which has been placed at the sanctum sanctorum and the two others which were not selected for the pran-pratishtha. All idols will remain in the temple, the authorities said. Dig deeper

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Entertainment Focus

Actor Arjun Sarja is one of the many celebs nationwide who seem pumped up about the consecration of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on January 22. Ahead of the special day, he took to Instagram to share his excitement for the momentous occasion, apart from sharing pictures with PM Narendra Modi during his recent visit to Chennai. Dig deeper

That’s all we have at this hour in our evening briefing. Catch you tomorrow morning.

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