Muslim organizations today declared a bandh in many cities of Maharashtra to protest against the Tripura violence. During this, there have been reports of violence in many places. In Nanded, violent mob vandalized several shops and pelted heavy stones in which 2 policemen were injured. Government vehicles were damaged. There was a lot of uproar in Malegaon too. The police had to lathi-charge to control the violent mob. Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil said that at present there is peace in the area. He appealed to everyone to maintain calm.
Violence escalated in Maharashtra on Friday over the call for Bharat Bandh. Muslim organizations had declared a bandh in many cities of the state. Due to which there were incidents of sabotage in many areas including Nandend and Malegaon. In such a situation, the police had to lathi-charge to control the crowd. Two policemen are injured in this incident.
Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil said, “The situation is under control. I am personally monitoring it through senior police officers. If anyone is found guilty, he will not be spared. We have to maintain social harmony.” I appeal to everyone. I also appeal to the police to control the situation. Maintain restraint and calmness.”
“Muslims across the state today took out a protest march against the violence in Tripura. Stones were pelted at Nanded, Malegaon, Amravati and some other places. I appeal to all Hindus and Muslims to maintain peace,” he said. “
At the same time, Amravati DCP Vikram Sali said that a case has been registered on the basis of five complaints. For now, there is peace here. Police permission was not taken for this protest march. Based on the complaints, we will take strict action against those involved.