Last year, the 69-year-old veteran, referring to the recent spate of mob violence incidents, had said that at many places the death of a cow is being given more importance than the killing of a cop.
The incident was reported from Nitainagar in southern Assam’s Hailakandi district on Friday night. At least 13 police personnel were among the injured.
'Why are incidents of 'Jai Shri Ram' violence not happening in BJP-ruled states?': Manoj Tiwari asks Congress
Tiwari launched a scathing attack on Congress government after two people were arrested in Alwar for allegedly forcing a Muslim couple to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'.
Any "responsible government" would have taken action on the issue, the veteran filmmaker said.
The complainant said that the celebrities have been named as accused in the FIR allegedly for tarnishing the country's image by writing such an open letter.
West Bengal has seen at least 10 incidents of lynching over a period of past three months.
He was on the run after the incident but was caught by the police in January this year.
Klantus Barla was beaten up, along with two others who are battling for life at a hospital.
The accused worked as supervisors at a private fabrication factory nearby and lived in a rented house.
Mob lynchings were unheard of in the past, but now such incidents are occurring frequently, he said, addressing an event organised by his party's minority cell in Mumbai.
The police, however, are yet to gain complete clarity on why the Kashmiri youth was roaming around in a market area dressed like a woman.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had ordered a fresh investigation into the case and decided to follow it up with an appeal against the acquittal of all six accused in the case by an Alwar court.
Police said that the incident took place near Radha Govind School at Gadke under Ramgarh Police Station from where the victim was intercepted by some people.
The victim was looking for a water source nearby when he saw the child and greeted him.
While the exact motive for the attack is not yet clear, Hakim Ali was reportedly attacked after an argument outside an ATM took an ugly turn on Saturday afternoon.