Over 10 lakh people gathered for the Muslim congregation event against permission of 2 lakh people in Bulandshahr
District Magistrate had issued multiple notices and warning to the organisers of the event after there was a surge in the crowd.
Journalist turned filmmaker spreads fake news about Bulandshahr, attacks police after being called out
Vinod Kapri, the film director remained unapologetic after the clarifications, instead, he criticised the UP police for not getting their priorities right.
Cow slaughter, communal undercurrents and allegations of police atrocities: A tale of three villages in Bulandshahr
OpIndia goes to the Bulandshahr and talks to the local villagers to try and find out more about what happened.
Ground report: Asif, Saifuddin and 2 others arrested for cow slaughter that started the violence in Bulandshehr
In conversation with OpIndia, the villagers have also asserted that there are no "gaurakshaks" in their village. The police also rejected charges of them heaping atrocities on the villagers.
27 people have been named in the FIR lodged after the Bulandshahar violence, 60 unnamed people have also been mentioned.
It is claimed that the Police was forced to open fire after the protesters attacked them with stones in Bulandshahar. In the chaos, Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and youth Sumit lost their life.
The health of the victim is said to be critical.