Writer Vivek Kumar had been working for the tribals in north Bastar when he posted a comment on Durga and Mahishasur, ahead of the Dussehra of 2013, on Facebook. And it became the ground for his arrest, two years after the BJP-led government coming to power in the state. It was claimed that his post was fomenting social disharmony and that he was making unwarranted comments on Hindu deities. It is noteworthy that his Facebook post became the basis not only for his arrest but also that of nine others, who had shared his post.
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