Thursday, May 6, 2021
Home News Reports Communal violence breaks out in Bihar following desecration of Lord Hanuman's idol

Communal violence breaks out in Bihar following desecration of Lord Hanuman’s idol

Clashes broke out in the Nawada district of Bihar on Friday morning, following desecration of Lord Hanuman’s idol in the district’s Gondapur village. As per local reports, the discovery of this desecration resulted in irate locals blocking the Patna-Ranchi highway. This seems to have also escalated into a clash between two communities.

The said violence included torching of shops and vandalising vehicles and also resulted in the equipment of media persons getting damaged. In order to control the mobs the police had to resort to firing shots in the air.

Sensing the deteriorating situation, district official and the SP reached the spot and took charge. All the nearby police stations were put on alert and security was increased near religious shrines. The rapid action force too was called into action.

The administration has since then suspended internet services in the region and deployed a strong police force. District Magistrate Kaushal Kumar has claimed that the situation is now in control. He has also been quoted as saying that the administration is on alert and minutely monitoring the situation. He also claimed that they were monitoring social media with regards to possible rumour mongering by miscreants.

Such a news of communal violence in Bihar comes days after parts of the state were engulfed in communal strife following attacks on Ram Navami processions.

We had reported that the state’s Aurangabad and Kaimur districts have seen intense violence. In Aurangabad, stones were pelted on on a bike rally at Nawadih area, which caused tensions in the area.

In Kaimur district’s Malikasray village, a bike rally was taken out on Saturday during which property belonging to “another group” was accidentally damaged. Hence when Ram Navami’s Shoba yatra started in the village on Sunday, the “other group” stopped it by alleging that they had taken a wrong route. This resulted in the clashes.

Now latest reports have claimed that such communal violence has also been witnessed in Samastipur, Nalanda and Munger regions of the state.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Karnataka Congress shares morphed image to allege BJP MP Tejasvi Surya’s link with BBMP bed scam after Congress supporter arrested in the case

Karnataka Congress morphed a photo to claimed that BBMP bed scam accused Congress supporter is actually BJP supporter

Fact sheet: Central govt’s Rs 190 crore a month subsidy on food grains vs Delhi govt’s Rs 8 crore a month free ration scheme...

While central govt provides free food grain under PMGKAY and wheat & rice at ₹2 and ₹3 under NFSA, Delhi govt is subsidising that ₹2 and ₹3

The orphans of Covid-19: Everything you need to know about legal adoption and govt rules

India has strict rules for parents who want to adopt a child. No individual, NGO or organization can take in a child without permission from the authorities.

Did a teacher in Karnataka die after self-administering lime juice to treat Covid-19? Here are the facts

Following the unfortunate death of Basavaraj and the subsequent misinformation peddled by media groups targeting the BJP leader and businessman Vijay Sankeshwar, the family members of the deceased teacher have come out in public to quell the misinformation about his death.

Bengal post-poll violence: Over a lakh people have fled from Bengal, says BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari

In recently concluded polls, TMC won 213 out of 292 seats while BJP won 77 seats. Suvendu Adhikari defeated West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram.

Assam BJP disbands its minority cell after failing to make inroads in the Muslim-dominated areas in assembly elections

BJP said that the party has won fewer votes than the 20-member booth committees present in the minority dominated areas in Assam

Recently Popular

Birbhum SP denies reports of rape of polling agents in Bengal’s post-poll violence

In light of the bloodshed and unspeakable atrocities committed against its party workers, the BJP has announced a nationwide dharna on May 5.

‘Out of control’ Chinese rocket falling back on Earth and no one knows where it is going to crash: Details

After launching space station hub, China's Long March 5B is doing 27,600km/h in failing orbit, with eventual crash site unknown.

Bengal post-poll violence: TMC goons attack BSF jawans, set their homes on fire, Network 18 journalist reveals

Earlier, TMC Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had demonised the central paramilitary forces. She had even urged the party supporters to 'gherao' them during elections.

Banished by Twitter and Facebook, former US President Donald Trump launches his own communications platform

Trump's senior advisor Jason Miller additionally informed that this is not the social media platform they talked about and that the plans to launch the same remain intact.

Bullied by liberals, Pat Cummins reallocates his contribution from PM CARES to UNICEF Australia

Australian cricketer Pat Cummins has announced that he has relocated his donation to UNICEF Australia from the PM CARES fund.

Twitter permanently suspends Kangana Ranaut’s account for demanding action against ‘monster’ Mamata Banerjee for Bengal violence

Twitter has suspended the account of Bollywood superstar Kangana Ranaut for demanding action against 'monster' Mamata Banerjee.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

254,752FansLike
537,908FollowersFollow
24,300SubscribersSubscribe