Breaking News: Oprah Winfrey visits ISKCON Vrindavan, bodyguards scuffle in Mathura


Details are not available yet, but the Jaya Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundar web site is reporting that Oprah Winfrey visited ISKCON Vrindavan earlier today. Oprah is a major celebrity and has a lot of influence. In recent times she has espoused benefits of a plant based diet and done shows on being Vegetarian/Vegan. She got into a fight with the cattle industry and even recently did a Vegan show showing the grotesque method cow slaughter to the public. So nice to see her visit the land of Krishna and His cows 🙂 

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The full story becomes clear at the following link. In India to film a story about abandoned widows Winfrey’s bodyguards scuffle with journalist who scale the wall of a compound to film her.

India Today web site reports scuffle with bodyguards and journalists during Mathura visit:

Celebrated American talk show host Oprah Winfrey’s sightseeing trip to the western parts of Uttar Pradesh was marred by an ugly scuffle on Thursday.
On her way to Agra to see the Taj Mahal, Winfrey decided to visit the ISKCON temple in Mathura. A large number of people and journalists also gathered outside the temple to meet the star host.
As she was leaving the temple premises, a scuffle broke out between journalists and Winfrey’s bodyguards. The journalists were allegedly manhandled by the guards who also broke cameras.
There was heated exchange of words between the journalists and the bodyguards. Winfrey later left for Agra.

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NEW DELHI — Indian police briefly detained three of Oprah Winfrey’s bodyguards after they scuffled with local TV journalists Thursday, a news agency reported.

The American talk-show host had been traveling with both American and Indian bodyguards while visiting the Hindu pilgrimage town of Mathura, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Delhi.

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