A Facebook post laced with communal remarks sparked violent clashes in Bengaluru on Tuesday night in which a mob vandalised a police station and the residence of a Congress MLA. Three people have been killed while 60 police personnel have been left injured after being attacked by the mob.
Who started violence in Bangalore?
On August 11, a social media post by the nephew of a Congress MLA about the Prophet triggered violence in the eastern part of Bengaluru. Three persons died in police firing after mobs attacked the DJ Halli police station and the home of the Congress MLA, Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy.
How many riots are in India?
List of riots in India
|Nellie massacre||February 1983||Tensions between Hindus and Muslims|
|1984 Bhiwandi riot||May 1984||Placement of Saffron flag on top of mosque.|
|1984 anti-Sikh riots||31 October 1984 − 3 November 1984||Assassination of Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards|
|1985 Gujarat riots|
Why did Bangalore violence happen?
Bengaluru: Violent protests broke out in eastern Bengaluru on Tuesday night over a Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad allegedly shared by a relative of a Congress MLA. … Section 144 has been imposed in Bengaluru while curfew has been imposed in DJ Halli, KG Halli, and Kaval Byrasandra police station limits.
What happened Bangalore violence?
Three persons were killed in police firing and 60 policemen were injured after violence broke out in Bengaluru on Tuesday night over an offensive Facebook post allegedly by the relative of a Congress MLA. 110 people have been arrested for violence, stone-throwing and assault on police personnel.
How did Bengaluru violence start?
Violence broke out in Pulakeshinagar after an angry mob who were disrupted over a derogatory post uploaded on social media by a relative of MLA, Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy on Tuesday night.
What happened in Bangalore riots?
Four people were killed, two in police firing and two in widespread violence and arson sparked off by a dispute over a place of worship, in Bangalore on Wednesday night. Soon, it escalated into full-fledged violence, forcing the police to open fire. …
Is India is a Hindu country?
Hinduism has approximately 1.35 billion adherents worldwide (15-16% of world’s population). … Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world behind Christianity and Islam. Presently, India and Nepal are the two Hindu majority countries. Most Hindus are found in Asian countries.