Curfew imposed, Internet suspended after clashes in Jodhpur on Eid

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Curfew imposed, Internet suspended after clashes in Jodhpur on Eid

Jodhpur: Hours before EID, a communal tension broke out in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Tuesday when people of two communities pelted stones at each other here. 

   According to the police, five cops sustained injuries besides dozens other people injured in the clash that took place past midnight, officials said.

   The government had suspended the internet here to stop people from spreading rumours while a curfew was also imposed in 10 police stations of the city. 

    Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot held meeting with Minister of State for Home Rajendra Yadav and  others and directed officialsto travel to Jodhpur by helicopter and ensure peace. 

    A heavy police force have been deployed across Jodhpur and situation was brought under control, however, tension re-escalated after the Namaz of Eid on Tuesday morning when some people threw stones near the Jalori Gate here. A few vehicles were damaged, police said. 

    Jodhpur is the hometown of CM Gehlot. BJP leaders are seeking resignation of CM for his failure to maintain peace and alleged deteriorating law and order in the state.


2022-05-03 16:15:00.000
curfewimposed injodhpur
Source: Punjab E News

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