The mob indulged in heavy stone-pelting and fired gunshots in the air, leaving many police personnel injured.
Union minister Upendra Kushwaha roughed up by anti-quota protesters in Bihar; clashes erupt in several districts
Supporters, mostly upper castes youths, blocked roads and forcibly enforced the nationwide shutdown in Ara town, Bhojpur district.
The ambulance carrying the infant born a few hours ago at the primary health centre in Mahnar to the district headquarters hospital in Hajipur was stuck in the jam at Ambedkar Chowk for over an hour.
Here is a timeline of communal clashes which happened in Bihar during March 2018.
Prasad’s statement was a reference to the communal clashes that broke out in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, on March 17, during a procession that was carried out by workers from BJP, RSS and Bajrang Dal.