Communal clash over installation of Durga idol

Six policemen were injured when they tried to intervene in a clash between members of two communities over installing a Durga idol in Sisaye Salon locality in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh. Some people tried to install the idol of Goddess Durga in the Risiya police station area without permission of the authorities concerned. People from the other community objected to it, leading to a clash. Members of both communities then indulged in brick-batting, he said. The clashing groups also attacked the police team rushed to control the situation.

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Number of victims 6 Identity of victim Police/Investigating Agency
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Main Information
Date of incident: October 10, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Dispute over Places of Worship
  • No. of People Injured 6
    Name of the victim : undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Bahraich
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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