Communal Violence In Agra: Stone Pelting Between Two Communities After Bike Hits Man

Agra: A communal clash has taken place in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday. Two days after similar clashes in Kanpur, violence was reported. According to police, a motorcycle was hit by a motorcycle building in the Basai Khurd area of ​​Tajganj with a pile of interlocking tiles on both sides of the road. After the accident, there was an altercation between the bike rider and the singer. The altercation escalated and soon people of the two communities pelted each other.Read also – Qatar summons Indian embassy hours after BJP suspended Nupur Sharma for controversial statements

As the matter became known, the police rushed to the spot and took control of the situation. It was a minor incident and there are no tensions in place now, police said in a statement. Read also – BJP suspends Nupur Sharma from party primary for controversial statement

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The violence of Kanpur

The communal clash in Kanpur on Friday came after a community member demanded the closure of shops in the Bekonganj area following Friday prayers. BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma had announced that the members would shut down the market in protest of making derogatory remarks about Prophet Mohammed. After Friday’s prayer, members of one community began closing shops and other community members opposed it. This led to a collision, followed by stone throwing and brick batting. Sources said the perpetrators had shot themselves in the air.

The militant Muslim organization, Popular Front of India (PFI), is said to be ‘visible’ in the violence that broke out in Kanpur on Friday. Police have identified local Muslim leader Hayat Zafar Hashmi as a major conspirator behind the violence. Kanpur police have arrested a total of 29 people involved in the violence that took place in Parade Chowk area of ​​the city on Friday June 3.

Kanpur Police Commissioner VS Meena said in a statement on Sunday: Records relating to the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and the Campus Front of India (CFI) were found during the search of premises of the main accused Zafar Hayat Hashmi.

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