Clash on Durga idol immersion lead to migration

Nearly 200 Muslims have been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) after communal clashes took place between two communities during the Durga idol procession on October 20 in the Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh. The violence saw deliberate damage to Muslim shops and households in the presence of police, so much so that almost all Muslim families in the area had to flee.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Hindu
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: November 02, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • People leaving traditional food habits/Livelihood/Property
  • Threat
  • Causal factors
  • Hurting religious sentiments
  • Name of the victim : none
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Bahraich
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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