Tensions are running high in the area and police have appealed for communal harmony.
Controversy over hoisting Islamic flags, Internet shut down
JaidhpurThe group clashed late at night in Jaidhpur, Rajasthan, just before Eid. People from the two communities came face to face and clashed. The controversy erupted over the Islamic flag. Which led to increasing stoning. Many people have been injured in this stoning. According to the information received, a dispute arose between the two groups over the issue of hoisting Islamic flags on the statue of freedom fighter at Zalauri Gate Char Rasta in Jaidpur.
The controversy escalated into a stoning. Additional police from the control room rushed to the spot and immediately dispersed the crowd. The four roads where the dispute took place were also closed. A mob from a community also hurled stones at police. Currently, there is tension in the area and the police have appealed for maintaining communal harmony. The internet has been shut down due to tensions in the area.
It is learned that a three-day Parashuram Jayanti festival is currently underway in Jeddahpur. In the same link, the saffron flag was hoisted at the late Balamukund Bissa Char Rasta at Zalauri Gate Char Rasta. The administration took down the saffron flag on Monday afternoon after recommending it to the Brahmin community. But at night, people from the minority community climbed on the statue of the freedom fighter, hoisted the flag and covered his face with tape.
When the relatives of the late freedom fighter Balamukund Bissa and others asked the people of the minority community to lower the Islamic flag, the people of the minority community attacked and beat up the members of the Hindu organization. People from the Hindu organization then rushed to the nearest police station to escape. But a mob of minorities also vandalized and beat up a police outpost.