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The Kayastha community demanded an apology and even said that they would file a complaint against Kapil Sharma and his show.
The FIR was registered for allegedly posting expletives against Hindu gods and goddesses in a bid to "disrupt social harmony and to create enmity between religious groups".
Indian government orders authorities to identify 'containment zones' or areas that should remain under lockdown.
On Saturday, when videos and photos of the religious ceremony at the temple went viral on social media, the District Magistrate and the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the South district sought an inquiry into the matter.
"Since the outbreak of the disease, we have been sanitising places of worship... We also wanted to ensure the sanitisation of religious places before government allows opening up of these places."
A large section of media in India accused of running shows that appear to blame Muslims for the spread of the virus.
On Tuesday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa held a meeting with Muzrai (Hindu religious institutions and charitable endowments) department officials and various ministers at his home office in Bengaluru regarding reopening the temples.
"When you’re trained to keep your distance within the same household, keeping six feet away from strangers is a piece of cake."
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said the curbs on religious places, inter-state bus transport, and metro and suburban rail services will continue.
Religious places (across faiths) in the state, malls, hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality services will be opened from June 8.
The members of Antharashtra Hindu Parishad (AHP) and Bajrang Dal on Sunday demolished the church set of Malayalam film Minal Murali, and proudly claimed responsibility for the vandalism in a social media post.