6 Dead 50 Injured 116 Arrested so far As Haryana Nuh Violence Gets Uglier
According to the Haryana police, the violence started when Patthar Bazi get started on a rally organized by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, the “Brij Mandal Jalabhishek Yatra”, was met with stone pelting by a group of young men near Khedla Mod, roughly a few kilometres from the Shiva temple from where the yatra had started
An uneasy calm prevailed across Haryana’s Nuh after clashes as the police were on the watch to ensure peace in the area.
False information is being spreading that communal tensions in the areas have been on the rise for the past two years, protests in Nuh against cow vigilantism – including by Muslim families of victims – escalated after the killing of Junaid and Nasir.
After the riots, deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala alleged that the procession’s participants did not fully inform the authorities of their yatra. Haryana home minister Anij Vij alleged that the violence was premeditated.