Communal tension in Bulandshahar

Aroli village witnessed communal tension after a cow carcass was found in a pond. According to Patrika, the violence emerged as a result of slaughtered cow in a field. This happened during Eid-ul-adha. Hindu Yuva Vahini broke out on the muslim community of the village and attacked two mosques. Houses of muslims were looted and attacked. Additional police force was called to control the situation. Some muslims fled to other safe places because of fear of getting attacked.

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

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory :Additional police force was appointed in the area to control the situation. Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: August 18, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Harassment
  • Physical assault
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Cow Related Violence
  • Name of the victim : Unknown
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Uttar Pradesh
    District/City Bulandshahr
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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