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6 Dead, 116 arrested in Nuh communal violence, High alert in Delhi; CM Khattar appeals for peace

Violence broke out between two communities during a religious pilgrimage in Haryana's Mewat-Nuh area on Monday. Six people, including two home guards, died in the violence. 26 FIRs have been registered regarding the violence in Mewat. While 116 people have been arrested.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Haryana unrest, the violence that started in Haryana’s Mewat-Nuh on Monday reached Gurugram and now it spreads to Delhi. The mob attacked the mosque here late on Tuesday night and killed the cleric. Not only this, shops were also set on fire. So far 6 people including two home guards have died in the violence. Gurugram has imposed prohibitory orders after sporadic incidents of violence on Tuesday. Sale of loose petrol or diesel has also been banned to prevent incidents of arson.

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The route between Delhi and neighbouring Faridabad has been blocked by Bajrang Dal, VHP workers amid communal tension in Haryana.

Curfew remain imposed in Nuh. To control the violence, 20 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed. Internet was stopped in Nuh, Palwal, Manesar, Sohana and Pataudi. Now the situation is being told under control. RAF took out flag march at many places. Vishwa Hindu Parishad has called a nationwide protest against the violence today. On the other hand, in view of the violence in Haryana, there is an alert in 11 districts of UP. After Bharatpur in Rajasthan, section 144 has been implemented in Alwar.

According to sources, Six deaths have been confirmed in the violence in Nuh district of Haryana, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said along with a renewed appeal to people to maintain peace in the State. The chief minister said that a total of 116 people have been arrested in connection with the violence on Monday in Nuh.

Delhi has also sounded an alert and police are increasing patrolling and using drones to monitor sensitive areas. A Delhi Police official said the force is prepared to respond to any situation that may arise in the national capital as a result of such incidents in neighboring areas.

Actually, Hindu organizations in Nuh had announced to take out Brijmandal Yatra like every year. Its permission was also taken from the administration. During the Brij Mandal Yatra on Monday, stones were pelted at it. It turned into violence in no time. Hundreds of cars were set on fire. Cyber ​​police station was also attacked.

Firing also took place. Apart from this, hundreds of people were taken hostage in a temple. After the intervention of the police, people were evacuated from there. The police were also attacked. After Nuh, there was stone pelting and firing in Sohna as well. The vehicles were set on fire.

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