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Bauls again attacked in Bangladesh

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 July 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Dhaka, July 30: In the second such attack this month, three Baul singers were attacked in Chaudanga district of eastern Bangladesh when unidentified miscreants stormed their akhra (den), tied them up and chopped off their hair. The incident took place Friday night in Gobindapur village, The Daily Star reported. Julmat Shah, 55, his wife Mome Begum, 46, and Guru bhai (senior Baul) Rinupada Halder, 63, were attacked by a group of over 20 youths who entered their Akhra while they were offering prayers. Julmat, mentor of the Akhra, told the media that the youths set their den and house ablaze before leaving. (IANS)

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