Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Tonk after attack on Kanwariyas
Curfew was imposed in Malpura area in Rajasthan's Tonk district today as fresh violence erupted a day after locals pelted stones at Kanwariyas. "An unruly mob today torched a shop. We dispersed them and a curfew was imposed," Additional SP Goverdhan Sekaria said. Members of the minority community had attacked the Kanwariyas while they were passing through a Muslim-dominated area in Malpura yesterday.
Attack on Kanwariyas created tension in town
Yesterday's attack on Kanwariyas led to tension in Malpura area and an angry mob torched a vehicle following which Section 144 of CrPC, which prohibits gathering of crowds, was imposed. Further details are awaited.
A video of the attack on Kanwariyas
Video of Peaceful attack on Kanvadiyas in Malpura, Jaipur as they did in Godhra. It was planned mob attack, Here attack starts, Curfew imposed, Internet stopped. pic.twitter.com/Sdsy4qkodI— Prashant Patel (@ippatel) August 23, 2018