Gokalpuri market set on fire by pro CAA rioters

New Delhi: Close to 8:30 pm on Monday, Gokalpuri’s tyre market, located just behind the Gokalpuri metro station, was set on fire. While there is no evidence yet on who was responsible for the arson, the area is predominantly populated by shops run by Muslim business-people. The Wire witnessed cries of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ being shouted in front of the fire by a group of Hindutva supporters at the site.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Market Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status FIR not filed
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Date of incident: February 24, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : Muslim Business owners
    Name of Perpetrator Right wing Hindutva activists
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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