Around 500 meat shops forcefully closed

Over 500 meat shops were forcefully shut down in Gurugram during Navrati by Shiv Sena workers. All the restaurants were notified not to used raw meat in their restaurants. They were threatened to face consequences if they would indulge in non-veg during the nine days. Shops in Palam Vihar, Sohna, Surat Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Sector 5 and 9, Pataudi Chowk, Jacobpura and others were forcefully closed. According to Urdu daily Sahafat dated 23-09-2017, it has been reported that the Hindu Extremists groups continuously roaming around the city to hound muslims and muslims have stopped their movement in the city, just to be cautious in order to avoid those vigilantes group.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 500 Identity of victim Unknown
Location of incident Market Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Role of police Need confirmation :Police was looking into the matter. Charges were not filed then. Current status
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Date of incident: September 21, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Threat
  • Causal factors
  • Alleged sale / consumption of other Non-Vegetarian diet
  • Name of the victim : Unknown
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Haryana
    District/City Gurugram (Gurgaon)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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