Mosques set ablaze in North East Delhi.

The three days of mayhem in North East Delhi starting on 24 February included 14 mosques and a Sufi Dargah being burnt by Hindutva vigilantes. All of the are located in an area of less than 10 sq km. Muslim homes and businesses have also been decimated in this pogrom. Masjids and Shrines burnt are Madina Masjid (Shiv Vihar), Auliya Masjid (Shiv Vihar), Tayyaba Masjid (Shiv Vihar Phase 3), Maula Baksh Masjid (Ashok Nagar), Chand Masjid (Ashok Nagar), Mubarak Masjid (Garhi Mendu), Gamri Masjid (Gamri), Meena Masjid (Bhagirati Vihar), Madina Masjid (Milan Gardens), Allahwali Masjid (Mukund Nagar), Jannati Masjid (Gokalpuri), Tyre Market Masjid (Gokalpuri), Fatima Masjid (Galli No 29, Shehrpur Chowk), Farooqia Masjid (Brijpuri). Two people were shot, namely Hussain, a 28-year-old resident of Babarpur, working as a labourer was shot in the chest at Vijay Park and Shahid Khan Alvi, aged 22 years and working as an auto-rickshaw driver.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 350 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

712 FIR’S have been filed including 25 FIR’S in connection with firearms.

Investigating agency Two SIT’S formed by Delhi Police Victim's lawyer Lawyers body is offering free legal aid to the victims of Delhi Riots.
Role of police Police is allegedly part of the Perpetrator(s) Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed Other details
judgement Reference other information Additional Commissioner of Police (crime branch) BK Singh will supervise the work of the two SITs. All FIRs registered so far have been transferred to the two SITs.
Civil society reports

The report, ‘Let Us Heal Our Dilli’, was released after a four-member team including Farah Naqvi, Sarojini N, Navsharan Singh, Naveen Chander visited some of the violence-hit areas. The team visited Bhajanpura, Chand Bagh

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Main Information
Date of incident: February 27, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • Number of people Killed 53
    No. of People Injured 350
    Name of the victim : Hussain, Shahid Khan Alvi
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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