First stone pelting and arson on Ram Navami and now political brawl, know who said what?


Ram Navami 2023 Violence: There was tremendous violence in Bengal, Maharashtra and Gujarat on Ram Navami. It started with stone pelting on the procession which later turned into vandalism and arson. Violence broke out in Bengal on Friday as well. In Islampur there were incidents of stone pelting and arson between two communities. So far, around 80 people have been arrested in the three states. But now politics has started.

Leaders of BJP, Congress, Shiv Sena (UBT) are blaming each other for the violence. Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has blamed the BJP for the violence in Howrah and Islampur. He even said that he had already warned not to take processions in minority areas.

Home Minister Shah called Mamta

Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the phone on the Bengal violence case. Expressing concern over the situation, he inquired about the current situation in the state. Shah has also spoken to Governor CV Anand Bose and BJP state president Sukanta Mazumdar.

Shubhendu Adhikari said – TMC’s hand in violence

BJP leader Shubhendu Adhikari said that all Hindus in Kazipada area had to flee to save their lives. His appeal is to restore peace in the area. He has accused the police of not working. He has alleged that TMC is behind the violence. He has demanded an inquiry by NIA and CBI.

Giriraj Singh said – Mamta’s statement is shameful

Union Minister Giriraj Singh has blamed CM Mamata Banerjee for the violence in Bengal. He said that not only Howrah, there was an atmosphere of fear in the whole of Bengal. The speech that Mamta Banerjee was giving is going to embarrass the country. There is a limit to appeasement. The news of arson started only after his statement came. Mamta Banerjee has created such an atmosphere in Bengal as if it is an Islamic State.

Anurag Thakur said – Why is Mamta silent today?

Anurag Thakur said that pelting stones, arson, throwing bombs on thousands of people has become a common practice even after elections in Bengal. What would be more shameful than the way journalists were attacked during Mamta Banerjee’s rule, Ram Navami processions were pelted with stones. Why are those who talk about freedom of the press silent today?

Congress leader Singhvi defended Mamta

Senior Congress leader and lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi has defended CM Mamata Banerjee in the Bengal violence case. He said that being a Rajya Sabha MP from West Bengal, I express grief and concern over such an incident. Our culture is about respecting each other’s festivals. It is not right to hold the state government responsible for such incidents.

Sanjay Raut said – law and order is not good in Maharashtra

MP Sanjay Raut has targeted the Eknath Shinde government for the violence in Maharashtra. He said that there is a law and order problem in Maharashtra because there is no government, police, home minister. Where are CM and Home Minister? Unnecessary riots took place in Sambhajinagar because there is a rally of Mahavikas Aghadi on 2nd April. This is a government sponsored riot.

Now read the incident of violence in three states

Violence in Bengal for the second day, one dead

Shibpur in West Bengal’s Howrah and Islampur towns in North Dinajpur witnessed violent clashes during a procession on Thursday. Stones were thrown from houses. Angry people vandalized many vehicles and set them on fire.

On the other hand, there was fierce stone pelting between two groups in Dalkhola of Islampur city on Friday. During this a young man died. While many policemen have been injured. The police dispersed the crowd by firing tear gas shells.

One person killed, 15 policemen injured in Maharashtra

In Maharashtra, one person was killed in a clash between two communities in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar. While 15 policemen were injured in the stone pelting. After the violence here, about 20 vehicles were set on fire. On Friday, stone pelting took place between two communities in Aheri village of Kiradpur in the same area. Seven people have been arrested so far. A case has been registered against 400 people.

There has also been violence in Jalgaon, Malad. Local Congress MLA Aslam Sheikh has demanded action against the culprits on the basis of CCTV footage.

Home Minister of Gujarat said – strict action will be taken against the culprits

Violence broke out after stone pelting in Panjrinagar locality and Kumbharwada of Fatehpura area on Ram Navami in Gujarat. As of now the situation is under control.

Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Shanghvi said stones were pelted in Fatehpura and Kumbharwada areas during Ram Navami processions in Vadodara. 22 people have been arrested. The accused are being identified with the help of CCTV footage. Additional force has been sent to Vadodara. Strict action will be taken against stone pelters.

So far 80 arrested in all three states

Gujarat- 24
Maharashtra- 20
Bengal- 36

Read also: Now politics on Howrah violence: Mamta Banerjee said – had already warned, BJP held Bengal CM responsible

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