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It has also demanded appropriate government measures to ensure the safety of the minorities.
“The UP elections are to be held on party lines. Like in the past, this time, too, Hindus fear attacks on their houses, temples and deities, and torture of their women,” Palash Kanti Dey, spokesperson of the national alliance of the Hindus, said in a press conference at the Dhaka Reporters’ Unity on Friday.
Attacks on minorities have become a regular phenomenon and tend to peak during elections, he said.
“Elections are synonymous with repression of Hindus in the country.”