When a mob attempted to block a religious procession in Haryana by throwing stones and burning cars on fire, two Home Guards were shot dead and seven cops were hurt. To disperse the crowd, the police fired rounds into the air and sprayed tear gas. Internet access has been cut off there, and there are prohibition orders outlawing big gatherings. A meeting between representatives of the two groups was organised later that evening to attempt to address the issue.
In response to the violence outside, almost 2,500 men, women, and children sought refuge at a temple close to Nuh, a neighbouring city to Gurugram. The crowd that was stuck outside the Nulhar Mahadev temple had come to participate in the religious procession that had set off the conflict.
“In Nuh, there was a meeting between the two groups. The local government and a large number of political and social figures attended. Tomorrow at 11:00 am, there will be another gathering of both communities. In the meantime, the district’s additional responsibilities have been entrusted to Bhiwani SP Shri Narendra Bijarnia. A rough translation of a tweet from the Haryana Police stated, “The situation is normal in the district currently.
Stones were hurled at the Brij Mandal Jalabhishek Yatra, which was being arranged by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, after it was stopped by a group of young men on the Gurugram-Alwar National Highway.
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How the Haryana Violence Started Spreading:
Government and private vehicles were attacked by the mob as the violence increased. According to sources, when evening fell, the unrest moved to the Gurugram-Sohna highway, where many cars were set ablaze and stones were hurled at the police. The injured police officers were then transported to the Medanta hospital, where they are still getting care.
Due to the local tension, schools, colleges, and other educational institutions in the Gurugram and Faridabad districts will be closed on Tuesday, according to the Haryana Police. The Class 10 and 12 board exams that were scheduled to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday have been cancelled by the Haryana Board of School Education, Bhiwani.
The Delhi Police have been told to increase their level of vigilance in light of the happenings at Nuh.
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