Balasore, October 16 (Odisha.in) Tension gripped in Sunhat area- a Muslim populated pocket- of Balasore town over a poster that contains the photograph of local municipality chairman with Mecca Medina the holy sites of the Muslim community.
In the poster rays of blessing are shown as coming from Mecca Medina over the head of the chairman. It was seen in the walls here on the eve of Id-Ul-Fitr.
The banner triggered strong discontentment among the Muslim community. Immediately some people removed about 400 such posters.
Even people of minority community condemned the incident and demanded actions against the persons who published the posters.
The banner was made by a particular local advertising agency. Sources said the irate mob also hackled the proprietor of the said advertising agency. “We strongly condemn the act said Sarfuddin Ahmed, a local Muslim.