Ranchi, April 11: Four people were reportedly injured when a clash broke out between two communities during a Bajrang Dal rally in Ranchi. The Bajrang Dal reportedly took out a rally on Tuesday to mark Mahavir Jayanti and violence erupted after they allegedly played an objectionable song in front of a mosque.
Soon after the clash broke out, people from both the communities hit the road and raised slogans, reported Scroll.in. Following that police was deployed in the area to control the situation. As per reports, police had to resort to lathi-charge to dispel the protesting people and the situation was brought under control by evening.
As per police officials situation has been brought under control and they confirmed the whole ‘objectionable song’ part. Scroll.in quoted the Senior Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Dwivedi saying that they have not heard about anyone being injured in the clash. “Everything is back to normal now. We haven’t heard of anyone being injured so far. The tensions happened because a provocative song was played in front of a religious place.” he told Scroll.in.
As per Dainik Jagaran, similar tension between two communities also arose in Bokaro on Tuesday after the severed head of a cow was found in front of a house in a market area in Saudagar area. In this incident reportedly there was stone pelting between the communities and police had to take stringent measures to avoid any kind of casualty. However, as per the report, Sub Divisional Police Officer RK Mehta was injured in the incident. However, there is no information regarding any number of civilian injured.