In Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, there was a clash with the police officers of the minority community, in which stones were pelted at the police. Two people have been injured in this. The situation here is said to be tense.
People of a minority community, who came out to close the market after Friday prayers, pelted stones near Parade Square in Kanpur. Two people were injured in this. The police tried to stop these people, but they also pelted stones at the police officers. After this, the situation has become tense here.
Clashes Between Two Sides In Kanpur
Two sides had come face to face to close the market here. That’s why stones were pelted near the Yatimkhana intersection. This market was called on behalf of Muslim organizations in protest against the statement of Nupur Sharma. But after this, there was a violent clash between the two groups, and there are reports of two people getting injured.
Hundreds of people have pelted stones here. After this, the police reached the spot and lathi-charged. Several rounds of aerial firing were done, and a heavy police force was deployed on the site.
Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi also has a program in Kanpur Dehat district. This market was called closed in protest against the statement of BJP leader Nupur Sharma. A video of this incident has also surfaced, in which it can be seen how people of the minority community are pelting stones at other communities and police officers.
Handling the situation- DM
Regarding this incident in Kanpur, the District Magistrate of Kanpur Nagar Neha Sharma has said that there has been stone-pelting, and they are handling the situation. The heavy police force has been deployed on the spot. At the same time, according to Uttar Pradesh’s ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar, the police force has reached the site. Those who create a stir in the situation will be caught.