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February 14, 2018 09:47 pm | Updated February 16, 2018 08:18 am IST - KOLKATA

 Hindu Sanhati president Tapan Ghosh addressing the gathering in India in this file photo.

Hindu Sanhati president Tapan Ghosh addressing the gathering in India in this file photo.

Tapan Ghosh, leader of Hindu Samhati was arrested by Kolkata Police on Wednesday when he and his supporters assaulted a group of journalists at a rally called by the organisation here.

Hindu Samhati had organised a rally in the city’s Esplanade area when it announced that 14 members of a family were embracing Hinduism. When journalists present at the rally tried to talk to the family, supporters of the samhati resisted, attacked and pushed them injuring a person. Mr. Tapan Gosh and three others were taken into custody.

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