'Ram Navami' violence, Samastipur, Bihar.

The trouble started at Rosera in Samastipur district on March 27 as hundreds of people gathered around a mosque at the local Gudri Bazar demanding instant punishment for an unknown man who had allegedly thrown a flip-flop at a Ram Navami procession on March 26. The mob entered the mosque and set parts of it on fire. The unruly mob ransacked the mosque and waved the tri-colour along with saffron flags at the religious place. The rioters also torched a nearby madrasa and destroyed the religious scriptures.

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Source of information Fact Finding Report Place of incident Place of worship :Town
Number of victims 10 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

FIR filed

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :Over a dozen people are taken into custody Current status Not known
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Main Information
Date of incident: March 27, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • Name of the victim : Not available
    Name of Perpetrator BJP and RSS
    State Bihar
    District/City Samastipur
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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