- Attacked as the rally passes through a Muslim-majority area
- 43 people, including 4 Policemen injured
- Curfew imposed in the City
- Internet service stopped
Karauli (Rajasthan) – A two-wheeler rally was organised by the Hindus, on Gudhipadwa. Religious fanatics attacked the rally while it was passing through a Muslim-majority area. More than 12 shops and 3 vehicles in the Mohan Mandir area were set on fire. 43 people, including 4 policemen were injured in the clashes. A man named Pushpendra is said to be critical.
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He was attacked with a knife. Following the violence, a curfew has been imposed and internet services have been stopped. The current situation is stressful, so a large Police force has been deployed in the area.
The State CM Ashok Gehlot has appealed for peace and has assured the arrest of the culprits. He appealed to the public not to believe any rumours. So far, 36 people have been arrested.