Midnapore Muaharram violence
VICTORY OF VOTE BANK POLITICS OVER RULE OF LAW
Large scale disturbance & violence in the matter of Muharram procession in Midnapur district town on 14 Nov. evening. Clash between Police and Muslims. Many police injured, 2 severely. At least 30 cars & 20 bikes have been damaged. Multiple police cars have been burnt. The deity of Bajrangbali has been broken in the temple of Mirzabazar area of Midnapur town.
Police severely lathicharged and arrested 42 miscreants. Muslims demanded their release. Police refused. Then Muslims boycotted their Muharram procession with 26 tazias on 15 Nov. Then Dist. Magistrate Muhammad Gulam Ali Ansari intervened. Last night police released the arrested persons under pressure. In all probability Muslims will take out their procession today in the town.
VICTORY OF VOTE BANK POLITICS OVER LAW & ORDER, JUSTICE AND HUMANITY.