Man forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in West Bengal

A man in West Bengal’s Coochbehar district was beaten up for not uttering ‘Jai Shree Ram’. The incident of Tufanganj surfaced after a video clip was circulated on social media. In the video, a man was being made to do sit-ups holding his ears and forced to say Jai Shree Ram’. The man followed helplessly. The accused been arrested.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Road
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other perpetrator Religion
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
Details of the FIR

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :The accused has been arrested. Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 28, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • No. of People Injured 1
    Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator Undisclosed
    State West Bengal
    District/City Cooch Behar
    Party In Power / Incidents TMC - Trinamool Congress
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