Communal violence rocks Rajasthan

In Chhabra town of Rajasthan's Baran district on sunday, following the stabbing of two youths communal violence broke out. Dozens of vehicles and shops were torched and vandalized by mobs. Police used tear gas to disperse the violent crowds but members of two communities, armed with sticks, iron rods and weapons, continued the rampage late in the evening, even setting ablaze a fire tender and damaging public property, including police and government vehicles. This forced the authorities to clamp curfew and suspend internet after two youths were stabbed in Chhabra town of Baran district. According to media reports, two youths of the Gujjar community identified as Kamal Gurjar (32) Dhakad (21) were injured in an attack by 4-5 youths of another community at Dharnawada circle on Saturday evening. Around 10-12 shops in Dharnawda Circle, Station Road, Ajaj Nagar and Aliganj area were set ablaze and a fire tender was torched along with a private passenger bus, cars and other vehicles in the evening, the sources said.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 2 Identity of victim Hindu
Location of incident Market Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: April 10, 2021
Nature of Violence
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • No. of People Injured 2
    Name of the victim : Kamal Gurjar (32) and Rakesh Dhakad (21)
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Rajasthan
    District/City Baran
    Party In Power / Incidents INC - Indian National Congress
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