Violence during the immersion of Durgadevi in Bihar: 1 dead, several injured

Police resort initially to the ‘Lathi-charge’ and later to firing, Police claim anti-social elements started firing

  • How violence breaks out only during religious processions of Hindus ? Why there are no reports of a rampage during processions of other religions, especially during Muharram ?
  • Hindus do not expect such incidents when BJP coalition Government is ruling in Bihar.

Munger (Bihar) – Here during the Durgadevi procession clash flare up among the devotees. Police had to resort to Lathi-charge to disperse the crowd. The clash between the Police and devotees ensued. One person died, and several injured during the Police firing. Twenty Policemen were injured and one youth died in the indiscriminate firing by anti-social elements. Munger is tense and the administration has deployed an additional Police force. The Police arrested more than a hundred persons and confiscated three home-made guns. The Police reported that the anti-social elements fired 12 rounds.