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Published On: Sat, Nov 11th, 2017

Jharkhand: House of yoga teacher Rafia Naaz attacked in Ranchi

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61588479RANCHI: A resident of Doranda locality in Ranchi, Rafia Naaz ekes out a living for her family by teaching yoga. Rafia rose to fame after she shared a stage with Ramdev in Ranchi some time back.
While admitting that she and her family had received life threats from the people, she also expressed her gratitude to the Jharkhand government for providing her with adequate security.
Unidentified assailants  allegedly pelted stones at her house  in the Hatia area of Ranchi, following which security was increased at her residence, an official said.

Two days ago, Rafia Naaz was allegedly threatened by members of her community after she performed yoga. She had informed the Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) about it, Deputy SP Vikas Chandra Srivastav said.
Following her meeting with the SSP, the police had provided security to her. But after she gave an interview to a TV channel today, some people pelted stones at her house, the police officer said. Two quick response teams have been stationed near Naaz’s house, Srivastav said, adding that senior police personnel have assured security to the teacher and her family. The police are investigating the matter, he said.(With Agency Inputs ).

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