Several workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were detained on Tuesday after they launched a protest outside the Siddhivinayak temple in Maharashtra. Attacking the Uddhav Thackeray government, the BJP workers through their protest demanded that all temples in Maharashtra be reopened for devotees.
The party is holding similar protests across the state, Meanwhile, heavy police were deployed to prevent BJP workers from entering the Siddhivinayak temple premises. cops were seen detaining BJP leader Prasad Lad, along with other party workers, during a protest outside the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has informed Governor BS Koshyari that a decision on reopening places of religious worship will be taken after careful consideration of the COVID-19 situation in the state