Clash between Hindu and Sikhs in Haryana

In Kaithal, Haryana clash occurs between Hindus and Sikhs in which one died and 34 injured. According to the people's the land is divided between Hindu shrine and Sikhs Gurudwara but people of one community built the wall because of which other community also jumps into the matter and start throwing stones on each other and use sticks. In this clash, one person suffers head injury due to which he declared dead by the doctors. According to the police they registered the case against 36 unknown people's and detained 16 for questioning. The deceased, Shamsher Singh Punia, 54, was cremated amid heavy police deployment.

Other Informations
Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 36 Identity of victim Other MInorities
Number of victims 36 Identity of victim Hindu
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :police have booked 36 people by name and 15 others, including 10 women, under Sections 302 (murder), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) and 148 (rioting, armed with Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed IPC section 302, IPC section 323, IPC section 324, IPC section 148. Other details
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: March 23, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Extra Legal Acquisition/appropriation of land
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Other
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Dispute over Places of Worship
  • Number of people Killed 1
    No. of People Injured 36
    Name of the victim : Shamsher Singh Punia, Sandeep Punia, Partap Singh, Manprit, Devendra Singh, Sarbjit, Karamjit and Ranjit , Rajendra, Baljit and Jagmail Singh , Charan Singh, Amit, Ravinder, Ravi Shankar, Dev Raj, Ajay and Mahinder,
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Haryana
    District/City Kaithal
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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