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Modi to attend Hindu temple groundbreaking at disputed site

Ceremony in northern India is set for Aug. 5

A statue of Hindu monkey god Hanuman is seen next to security barricade in Ayodhya, India, Nov.11, 2019.    © Reuters

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a groundbreaking ceremony next month for a Hindu temple on a disputed site in northern India where a 16th century mosque was torn down by Hindu hard-liners in 1992, according to the trust overseeing the temple construction.

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