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Ahead Of Kanwar Yatra: 70 Muslim Families Leave UP Village After Police Issue Red Card

Aug 11, 2018 06:44 PM IST India India

Around 70 Muslim families have left Khailam village in UP’s Bareilly district after the police issued Red Cards to them. They were warned against creating trouble for Kanwariyas who passed through the Muslim dominated area. 250 families were asked to sign a symbolic bond of Rs. 5 lakhs. Clashes had erupted last year which resulted in the issuing of the warning. Aliganj SHO Vishal Pratap Singh said that the red cards were just are preventive measures. SP RK Bhartiya said the families are expected to come back once the Kanwar yatra is over.