Tomb converted to Temple in Safdarjang , New Delhi

In Safdarjang, New Delhi a Tughlaq era tomb is converted into Temple by the local people. According to Manish Sisodia, the matter is handled by zero tolerance which erupts violence in the area in his letter to Art, Culture, Language Department. Last year INTACH collaborate with Department of Archaeology to restore the Monument but local create problems for them. When the Indian Express visited the tomb after the incident there in the front of the entrance a plastic fibre is placed and the tomb is painted with white and saffron.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed Not Applicable
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Date of incident: May 05, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Extra Legal Acquisition/appropriation of land
  • Causal factors
  • Dispute over Places of Worship
  • Name of the victim : Not Applicable
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Delhi
    District/City South Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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