Molvis’ speeches provoked groups to create ruckus in U.P. over assam riot
Muslim youths have ashamed the community by indulging in hooliganism and even attacking statues of Lord Bud Mahavir in Lucknow.
These anti social anti national elements must be identified and booked under severest provisions Keeping in mind the sad events during such protests in Mumbai Muslim clergy should have avoided today protest mar memorandum to President of India through distt administration would have sufficed, where was the need to show power like political parties.Distt administration should also have acted smartly and cancelled the permission of protest if it was granted earlier taking lesson from Mumbai events. Molvis speeches during Friday prayer should also be scrutinised and if any one found indulging in emotionalising the issues in Assam and Myanamar he must also be booked.
Some disgruntled elements in different cities of Uttar Pradesh Friday tried to disturb communal harmony of the state. Timely intervention of police and the administration however prevented the situation from going out of control state. Timely intervention of police and the administration however prevented the situation from going out of control.
Reports of disturbance have come from Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad where curfew has also been imposed in some ocalities A small mob in Lucknow was seen indulged in violence and arson under the garb protesting against violence in Assam and Myanmar Eyewitness said that around 50 people dressed as Muslims, created disturbance in the crowded Hazratganj area soon after Friday Alvida prayer A crowd reportedly came out of from a mosque in Wazirganj area marched in the form of procession till Buddha Park before turning violent.
The miscreants broke window panes of several vehicles and tried to set afire a few The mob also ransacked the Buddha park, forced closure of shops and attacked media-persons. The violent group also created ruckus and indulged in vandalism in the busy thoroughfare in Hazratganj area leading to traffic jams at several places. Panic- struck shop keepers downed their shutters and peole ran for shelter Local reports said that miscreants were dressed like Muslims but some were chewing paan and paan masala, which is prohibited during the fast in the month of ramazan. This raised suspicion that it was an handiwork of some hired anti-socia elements In Allahabad curfew has been imposed in Kotwali police area on Friday evening after a mob of few youths damaged shops and agitators and controlled the situation Local administration said that curfew has been imposed in the Kotwali area as a preventive measure and situation by and large is under control now.
In Luckonw Senior officers including the principal secretary home and director general of police who rushed to the spot have assured media-persons that government will compensate the losses. Several vehicles of the media-persons and their cameras were broken by the mob. The officers also issued an appeal to the people not to react on rumours and keep patience.