Haryana violence: “Bulldozer action renders homeless poor Muslims in Nuh District”


Aug 7, 2023

Days after communal violence broke out between two communities in Nuh, Haryana. The government authorities have started bulldozer action to demolish structures where the stones thrown by the alleged rioters.

The officials notified that several structures have been demolished in the violence hit areas from where the stones were reportedly thrown. It was the fourth consecutive day of the bulldozer action in Nur District of Haryana. They officials said that more structures have been identified and the similar action would be taken.

The move is strongly objected and sought State Government to justify with innocent people who reportedly are not involved in the violence. The family whose houses were demolished has termed the action is bias. “Already, we have suffer a lot during the violence and such action has rendered us homeless,’’ a family alleged in Nuh district after the authorities brought down their home.

Ashwani Kumar, Sub-Divisional Magistrate claimed that the illegal structures were razed from where the stones thrown during the violence. Though, the two hours relaxation had been given in curfew for the people to buy essential.

“The notices had already served to the owners of the demolished structures and the owners of the some structures were involved in the violence during the religious Yatra,’’ said, SDM Kumar.

It may be mentioned here that six people including two home guards and an Imam died in the communal clashes that broke out in Nuh, District Haryana. Bittu Bajrangi, who has been accused of instigating the violence, was booked and he has not been reportedly arrested so far.

Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, president Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi objected over the move taken by Haryana Government and alleged that one-sided action was being taken against poor Muslims. Due to this, many poor families would be rendered homeless just on the basis of allegations.

“Politics of hatred is responsible for violent incidents. There should be a fair and high-level inquiry into the brutal killing of three Muslim passengers in Mumbai-Jaipur Train and Nuh, Mewat Communal Violence,” tweeted, Maulana Arshad Madani.


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