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Mosque-like bus stop structure in Karnataka gets overnight revamp following threat from BJP’s MP

KARNATAKA: Following the threat from Bharatiya Janata Party MP, a bus stop with three domes on top in Karnataka got an overnight revamp.

The Bharatiya Janata Party MP had threatened that he will use JCB to demolish the mosque-like structure if the same is not removed in three to four days.

The bus stop is on the Kerala Border-Kollegala section of the National Highway-766 in Mysuru.

On Saturday, Pratap Simha said he has asked engineers to demolish the “mosque-like” structure which had been constructed by an MLA from his party, claiming that such Gumbaz-like structures were being constructed in most parts of Mysuru.

“I’ve seen it on social media. The bus stand has three domes, a big one in the middle and two small ones beside it. That’s a masjid only,” an NDTV report quoted Simha as saying. “I’ve told engineers to demolish the structure in three-four days. If they don’t, I will take a JCB and demolish it,” he added.

BJP MP Simha also tweeted again on Sunday after the bus stop structure was redone and thanked Das and the district collector for rectifying the design.

“If there is a big dome in the middle and two smaller domes next to each other, it is a mosque. Thanks to the District Collector who asked for time and kept his word and to Ramdas ji who understood the reality and bowed to the referendum,” Simha said in the tweet.


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