We request the public to please not worry. There have been some incidents of arson and skirmishes today. But there has been no major incident.— Gurugram Police (@gurgaonpolice) August 1, 2023
We have strengthened security in sensitive areas and are on alert to maintain peace.
How violence spread from Nuh to Gurugram
- A communal clash broke out on Monday evening in Haryana’s Nuh after a Hindu procession was attacked after a video was posted on social media. Rumours spread that cow vigilante Monu Manesar would be participating in the march.
- Dinesh Bharti, who heads right-wing Jai Bharat Mata Vahini, has been booked for allegedly posting the video on social media a video inciting communal violence. Monu Manesar did not attend the rally.
- Stones were pelted and cars were set on fire in Nuh on Monday. The violence spread to Sohna as well on Monday.
- Section 144 was imposed in Nuh and Gurugram districts. Mobile internet services were suspended in Nuh and Faridabad.
- Gurugram schools and colleges were closed on Tuesday. Except for those in Sohna, educational institutes are likely to open in Wednesday.
- Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the violence was a well-thought out conspiracy perpetrated by the anti-social elements.
- List of violence-hit areas in Gurugram: Badshahpur which is on the Gurugram-Sohna road, Pataudi Chowk, Sector 67, Sector 70, Sector 57.
- In Gurugram’s Sector 57, the Anjuman Masjid came under attack past Monday midnight where the mob opened fire without sparing the policemen as well.
- On Tuesday afternoon, people shouting Jai Shri Ram slogans set fire to a roadside eatery in Gurugram’s Badshahpur. Some shops in the market nearby were also vandalised, police said.
- The Nuh-Sohna-Gurugram violence has killed five people so far. Four people, including two home guards, died in Nuh, where mobs attacked the VHP-led Hindu procession. A naib imam was killed at a mosque in Gurugram.
Article Source: hindustantimes.com