Kamasutra books can’t be sold at Khajuraho temple, saffron group seeks ban; Anupam Pateriya; Hindustan Times


India – Khajuraho Group of Monuments

Bajrang Sena members approach police against the sale of Kamasutra books inside the Khajuraho temples, say such things are not allowed on the sacred premises.

Right-wing activists now want a ban on the sale of Kamasutra books in the land of Kamasutra — the Khajuraho temple premises, a Unesco world heritage site in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district.

Members of Bajrang Sena on Tuesday approached Chhatarpur police, alleging that Kamasutra books and obscene figurines were being sold inside the premises of the Western Group of Temples, the most famous of the Khajuraho temples.

The temple is famous worldwide for the graceful erotic sculptures on its outer walls.

Bajrang Sena activists under the leadership of its president of the Khajuraho unit, Jyoti Agarwal, submitted a memorandum of their demands to the sub-divisional officer of police, Khajuraho, Israr Mansouri.

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