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Shiv Sena MPs arrested in Uttar Pradesh
October 11, 2003 03:28 IST
Shiv Sena Members of Parliament Chandrakant Khere and Shivaji Mane were on Friday arrested when they going to Ayodhya to take part in the party's proposed meeting in the temple town on Saturday, police sources said.
Khere and Mane were stopped and nabbed at Ram Snehi Ghat, 90km from Lucknow, when they were proceeding to the temple town with 100 Sena activists, the sources added.
The Sena had sought authorities' permission to hold a meeting at Ramkatha Park in Ayodhya where prohibitory orders were clamped keeping in view the Sena's programme as well as the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's proposed Ayodhya March on October 17.
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