After racial tensions flared up during a religious parade led by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Haryana’s Nuh on Monday, the Haryana Police made at least 116 arrests and filed over 41 FIRs
From the India Today News Desk: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday that anyone damaged government or private properties will be required to pay compensation. This statement comes days after communal violence broke out in Nuh district. Cars were set on fire and stones were thrown during a religious procession in Nuh, with the violence spreading to Gurugram, which is nearby.
When the Haryana Chief Minister was questioned about the property damage, he claimed vandals would have to pay compensation and that Haryana had previously passed a law in this regard. The Haryana Police made 116 arrests and filed over 41 FIRs late on Tuesday in response to racist events that took place on Monday during a religious parade staged by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Nuh. In the communal violence that broke out in Nuh, Haryana, at least six people—two home guards, three bystanders, and an imam—have died.
On Tuesday night, new violence in Gurugram raised the stakes in Delhi. Due to the localized communal unrest, all public and private educational institutions in Gurugram’s Sohna subdivision were instructed to remain closed on Wednesday, August 2.
1. Following the deaths of six individuals due to violence, 116 persons have been detained and 90 have been arrested, according to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
In the meantime, 30 individuals have been detained in Gurugram and up to eight people have been arrested in relation to the communal violence that erupted in Haryana’s Nuh. On July 31 and August 1, the Gurugram Police filed a total of 15 FIRs.
2. Following communal violence in the state, Manohar Lal Khattar, the chief minister of Haryana, requested four more companies of the central forces. A battalion from the India Reserve Battalion will also be stationed in Nuh, he continued.
3. Following the violence in Nuh and Gurugram, the Supreme Court mandated increased security personnel deployment in sensitive places as well as a crackdown on hate speech. However, the top court declined to halt the planned rallies for the VHP and Bajrang Dal in the NCR.
4.Dushyant Chautala, the deputy chief minister of Haryana, attributed the violence to those in charge of the VHP-led religious parade. “A major incident occurred because the yatra organizers did not provide the administration with complete information,” he asserted.
5. Due to the continuous communal turmoil, the Gurugram District Magistrate banned the sale of loose diesel and gasoline at fuel stations throughout the district. The tweet stated that it was “strictly forbidden for all fuel stations operating in Gurugram to sell loose petrol/diesel to any person with immediate effect.”
6.The families of the home guards who died received an ex-gratia payment of Rs 57 lakh from the Haryana Police. The communal confrontations that started in Nuh, Haryana, claimed the lives of two home guards
7. Manohar Lal Khattar, the chief minister of Haryana, said that the Nuh attack was a part of a bigger plot, and the VHP urged that the National Investigation Agency conduct an investigation. The Haryana CM warned the criminals that they would face severe punishment.He declared that “no rioter will be spared.”
8. Following acts of communal violence, an alert has been issued for the districts of Saharanpur, Shamli, and Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. These regions are adjacent to Haryana.
Mobile internet access would be unavailable in four Rajasthani tehsils of the Bharatpur district until Thursday morning. In 10 parts of the Alwar district and two localities of Bharatpur, prohibition orders were put in place. The two districts border Nuh in Haryana, the scene of Monday’s outbreak of intercommunal violence
9. As Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal planned to conduct protests following Nuh clashes, security was increased in the nation’s capital. At the border with Badarpur, protesters blocked the road while screaming “Jai Shri Ram,” “Har Har Mahadev,” and “Vande Mataram.” They were holding saffron-colored flags
10. The ‘Brij Mandal Jalabhishek Yatra’ of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad was reportedly stopped on Monday by a group of young men near Khedla Mod in the Nuh district of Haryana. Some accusations state that an offensive video uploaded to social media by a Bajrang Dal activist in Ballabhgarh set off the altercation. There were rumors that a cow vigilante named Monu Manesar, who had previously been arrested for the murder of two Muslim males, was planning to participate in the parade.