Biswajeet Banerjee

Biswajeet Banerjee is an author at Religion News Service.

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Virus lockdown changes how Hindus celebrate holy period

April 2, 2020

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Hindus around the world are in the midst of a nine-day period called Chaitra Navaratri that began with what for many is considered the Hindu New Year.

Tens of thousands in India demand rebuilding of Hindu temple

November 25, 2018

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hindus gathered in northern India on Sunday, renewing calls to build a Hindu temple on a site where a 16th-century mosque was attacked and demolished by Hindu hard-liners in 1992.

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