After Communal Violence in Kasganj, Police Bank on Drones to Keep Peace

So far, as many as 112 people have also been arrested and security forces personnel have intensified vigil in Kasganj city in Uttar Pradesh.

"The situation is returning to normal, which is a good sign", he said.Singh attacked the SP and the BSP for blaming the BJP government for the incident.

One person was killed and another injured in clashes between two groups in the district during a procession on Republic Day. Samajwadi Party spokesman Sunil Singh "Sajan" sought more than just an assurance from the state government.

One person was killed and another critically injured as two communities clashed on Republic Day in the Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh Jan. 26, police said.

Almost 50 people, said a police officer, took out a bike rally from the Bilram Gate area to commemorate the Republic Day "without the permission of the district administration".

The state police said today that a complaint has been registered at the Kasganj police station and a special team has been formed to arrest others involved in the violence.

Meanwhile, a peace committee was organised earlier this morning in Kasganj after which it was decided that the shops and commercial establishments would be opened in the area.

The Rapid Action Force was deployed to the violence-hit areas and police patrolling was increased.

He alleged for the past three days volunteers of the RSS, Vishva Hindu Parishad and ABVP were threatening people and an atmosphere of fear prevailed. "The government is quiet".

Two others who sustained serious injuries - Naushad and Prince - have been referred to Aligarh where the condition of the latter is stated to be very critical. "The government is probing the incident.It should initiate effective measures to ensure that such incidents are not repeated", Governor Naik told reporters here. Expressing his grief over the violent incident, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the guilty won't be spared in the matter. "The police is helpless", he added. "We asked them to join the celebration", said Rafi.


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