Haryana Violence News Live Updates: A fresh incident of violence erupted in Gurgaon’s Badshahpur area on Tuesday. A group of men attacked the shops in the area, following which Gurgaon police rushed to the spot.
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that five people, including two cops, have lost their lives in the violence that broke out in parts of Haryana on Monday when a religious procession passing through Nuh district came under attack. Three cops who suffered bullet injuries in the state yesterday are currently on ventilators.
He added that so far 44 FIRs have been filed, and 70 people have been arrested.
The authorities on Tuesday imposed a curfew in Nuh district for two days in the wake of violence.
The state home minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said that the Indian Air Force has been put on standby for airlift operations. He added that extra forces have been deployed in Nuh.
The Nuh clashes that lasted around three hours triggered mob attacks in parts of Palwal, Faridabad, and Gurgaon, the most severe of them in the city’s south as houses and businesses of members of one community were targeted by another in Sohna in a rampage that saw at least 16 vehicles being burnt, mostly in Sohna and Nuh, and stone-pelting mobs daring cops to stop them. With this, hundreds of families have left Gurgaon’s Sohna for safer places.
The Haryana government on Monday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrpC in Nuh and Gurgaon. Later in the evening, in response to its request for assistance, the Centre dispatched 20 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to the state.
Late on Monday, all schools in Gurgaon, Faridabad, and Palwal were ordered to remain closed on Tuesday.
Communal tension flared up at Nuh Chowk after a religious procession – Brij Mandal Jalabhishek Yatra, organized by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (c) and Matrishakti Durgavahini and flagged off from Gurgaon’s Civil Lines by BJP district president Gargi Kakkar – reached there.
The situation is under control in Nuh, Sohna, and adjoining districts. 13 companies of Paramilitary forces have been stationed there, and 6 more companies will be reaching shortly. No curfew is imposed in Faridabad, Palwal, and Gurugram, However, section 144 is imposed to avoid any untoward incident in this district
Nuh Violence: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and home minister Anil Vij will hold a meeting at 1 pm. The meeting will be held at CM’s residence.