Provoked by an inflammatory Facebook post on Muhammad that was allegedly shared by the nephew of the Akhanda Srinivas Murthy, a state legislator of the Indian National Congress, a group of Muslims arrived at his house in protest which later turned violent.
Which post caused Bangalore riots?
Naveen Kumar, the man whose alleged Facebook post triggered riots in Bengaluru Tuesday, was extremely perturbed by what his son was doing. Naveen had been seen bursting crackers with his friends on the day to celebrate the moment.
What was the FB post in Bangalore riot?
A Facebook post laced with communal remarks sparked violent clashes in Bengaluru on Tuesday night in which a mob vandalised a police station and the residence of a Congress MLA. Three people have been killed while 60 police personnel have been left injured after being attacked by the mob.
Why did the Bengaluru riots happen?
The riots were allegedly triggered by a ‘communally sensitive’ social media post. Three people were killed in police firing, over 50 injured, including police personnel, and nearly 300 vehicles were gutted during the riots.
What happened Bangalore violence?
Ex-Congress Mayor named accused in Bengaluru violence case
Over 3,000 people went on a rampage on August 11 torching the residences of Congress MLA R Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, his sister Jayanthi in the city over an inflammatory social media post by the relative of the legislator.
How many riots are in India?
List of riots in India
|Nellie massacre||February 1983||Tensions between Hindus and Muslims|
|1984 Bhiwandi riot||May 1984||Placement of Saffron flag on top of mosque.|
|1984 anti-Sikh riots||31 October 1984 − 3 November 1984||Assassination of Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards|
|1985 Gujarat riots|
What was the Facebook post by P Naveen?
Naveen had posted an insidious post on Facebook on August 11 hurting the religious sentiments of a community. He is the nephew of Congress MLA Akhanda Srinvasamurthy, whose ancestral home was also gutted in the riots.
Who is responsible for Bangalore riots?
At least three people have been killed in riots after an alleged blasphemous Facebook post about the Prophet Muhammed triggered riots in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, authorities said on Wednesday.
What happened in DJ Halli Bangalore?
Halli, sources said. Large-scale violence had broken out in the two localities on the night of August 11 over a derogatory social media post against Islam by Navin Kumar, nephew of Pulikeshinagar MLA Akhanda Sreenivasa Murthy. The mob attacked both their houses as well as D.J. Halli Police Station.
What is happening in DJ Halli?
Halli over a provocative post against Islam on August 11, 2020 night. D.J. Halli police station and the local MLA’s house came under attack by a violent mob, apart from several vehicles at multiple locations being burnt down and severe damage to property.