The coastal Odisha town witnessed violence after derogatory comments on Ram and Sita were posted on a Facebook page.
VHP and Bajrang Dal activists started blockading traffic on the main roads and gheraoed a police station. They demanded action against three Muslim youth for their alleged blasphemous comments on Facebook.
Section 144 imposed in Bhadrak after protests broke out following a derogatory Facebook post against Lord Ram. Police forces have been deployed at the sensitive and key areas .
President of Bhadrak Muslim Jamaat Abdul Bari in a statement condemned the alleged remarks about Lord Ram and demanded appropriate action.