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4 Arrested For Stabbing Amid Communal Conflict In Karnataka’s Shivamogga


Police stated heavy drive is on the bottom to forestall any flare-up

Bengaluru:

4 individuals have been arrested for allegedly stabbing a person in Karnataka’s Shivamogga amid communal rigidity over a banner that includes the picture of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

One of many accused suffered a bullet damage within the leg in the course of the police operation to take them into custody. The person allegedly tried to assault the policemen, they stated. 

District police chief BM Laxmi Prasad stated heavy drive is on the bottom to forestall any flare-up and prohibitory orders will probably be in drive for the subsequent 48 hours. Faculties within the space have been requested to remain shut for the subsequent two days.

In accordance with studies, the communal conflict within the space broke out after a bunch allegedly eliminated a poster of Savarkar and put up one in every of Tipu Sultan.

Earlier, celebrations of Tipu Sultan Jayanti have sparked a face-off between his followers and the BJP and its ideological guardian Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh.

The violence in Shivamogga comes in opposition to the backdrop of a confrontation between the ruling BJP and the Opposition over the state BJP authorities omitting the image of Jawharlal Nehru and accommodating Sarvarkar’s in an commercial for the Har Ghar Tiranga marketing campaign.

The ruling BJP stated it was a deliberate resolution. “Due to Nehru, India is split into India and Pakistan. That’s the reason his picture was omitted within the newspaper,” stated BJP spokesperson Mr Ravi Kumar.

Leaders of the Opposition focused the state authorities over the transfer and demanded Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s resignation.

“It’s a disgrace on Indian’s democracy and freedom. India is celebrating 75 years of Independence. The Prime Minister ought to sack Basavaraj Bommai, we demand an apology,” stated state Congress chief DK Shivakumar.

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