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.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 500 Identity of victim Muslim / Hindu
Location of incident Market perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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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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Main Information
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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