15 Killed, 318 Injured in 113 Communal Incidents in May-June

Published: 16th July 2014 04:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2014 04:04 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A total of 113 communal incidents have taken place in various parts of the country during May-June in which 15 people were killed and 318 others were injured, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said 27 communal incidents have taken place in Uttar Pradesh in the two month period in which six people were killed and 78 others were injured.

Replying to a written question of Congress member Madhusudan Mistry, Rijiju said, in Maharashtra, there were 20 incidents of communal violence in which one person were killed and 30 others were injured during the said period.

There were 11 communal incidents in Gujarat in which two people were killed and 23 injured, there were 11 communal incidents in Madhya Pradesh in which three people lost their lives and 31 inured in the two months period, he said.

The Minister said Karnataka saw 11 incidents of communal violence in which 24 people were injured, there were 10 such incidents in Bihar where one person was killed and 44 injured and 10 communal incidents in Rajasthan in which two people were killed and 29 others injured.

There were two communal incidents in West Bengal in which four people were injured, he said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp