New Delhi: Several incidents of violence together with sloganeering and stone-pelting had been additionally reported from a number of components of the nation on Friday (June 10, 2022) following the inflammatory statements of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal. This comes because the row over the feedback on the Prophet by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma has blown up, resulting in international outrage. Several components of the nation witnessed large protests towards the controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad. Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma has been within the eye of the storm ever since she purportedly made controversial feedback throughout a TV debate.
In a number of components of the nation, together with the nationwide capital, West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra and Jharkhand, folks had been seen protesting towards the controversial statements towards Prophet Muhammad.
Nupur Sharma Comment Row: 2 killed, many critically injured in Ranchi
Two folks had been killed and many together with safety personnel had been critically injured as violent protests rocked Ranchi over the feedback made by two suspended BJP spokespersons on Prophet Mohammad, officers mentioned on Saturday. Internet has additionally been suspended within the district, they added.
Prohibitory orders below part 144 of the CrPC have been clamped in 10 police station areas, together with Sukhdev Nagar, Lower Bazar, Daily Market and Hindpidi, to regulate any additional flareups, they mentioned. Over two dozen folks had been injured within the clashes that rocked the state capital on Friday, officers mentioned.
Nupur Sharma Comment Row: Stone pelting, protests in UP cities
UP Police have arrested greater than 130 folks from six districts of the state after folks pelted stones at police personnel in Prayagraj and Saharanpur and protests broke out after Friday prayers over a non-suspended BJP chief’s current remarks on Prophet Mohammad.
“As many as 136 protesting miscreants had been arrested from six districts of the state until 9.45 pm on Friday,” Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar mentioned. He mentioned 45 protesters had been arrested from Saharanpur, 37 from Prayagraj, 23 folks from Ambedkar Nagar, 20 from Hathras, seven from Moradabad, and 4 from Firozabad district.
Nupur Sharma Comment Row: Violence in West Bengal’s Howrah
The web providers have been suspended until 6 am on June 13 in Howrah district in wake of protests on Friday and the present scenario in West Bengal. Earlier on Friday, an enormous crowd gathered at Howrah in West Bengal to protest. Earlier within the day, an enormous crowd additionally gathered to protest at Park Circus in Kolkata including to the resentment towards the sacked leaders.
Nupur Sharma Comment Row: Protests in Bihar over insult to Prophet
Protests broke out in at least three districts of Bihar on Friday over derogatory remarks. Processions had been taken out, after the Friday namaaz, in Bhojpur, Muzaffarpur and Nawada districts the place the protestors blocked roads for a number of hours, police mentioned.
As per the city police station in-cost Ram Vilas Chaudhary, the protesters, who marched from Badi Masjid to Gopali Chowk, didn’t bask in violence however raised “inflammatory slogans with spiritual overtones”, which triggered stress within the space, prompting many shopkeepers to down their shutters. No FIR was lodged nor was any arrest made, he added.
Nupur Sharma Comment Row: Protests erupt in components of Maharashtra
A lot of folks had been seen taking part in a protest march in Maharashtra`s Solapur towards suspended BJP chief Nupur Sharma. Quite a lot of girls carried out a march, protesting over the controversial spiritual statements towards the Prophet in Navi Mumbai. Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil confirmed that the scenario throughout the state is below management.
“I want to inform folks of the state that scenario throughout Maharashtra is below management & peaceable. Everyone, from all spiritual backgrounds, should attempt & proceed that peace. Police had been ready. Only peaceable protests had been seen within the state,” mentioned Maharashtra HM Dilip Walse-Patil.
Nupur Sharma Comment Row: Massive protest at Delhi`s Jama Masjid
An enormous protest broke out at Delhi`s Jama Masjid which have been later introduced below management after the police eliminated protestors from the protest website. “No name for protest given by Masjid. We don`t know who’re those protesting, I believe they belong to AIMIM or are Owaisi`s folks. We made it clear that in the event that they wish to protest, they’ll, however we won’t help them,” Shahi Imam of Delhi`s Jama Masjid instructed media individuals.
Meanwhile, over the previous few days, a number of nations similar to Malaysia, Kuwait and Pakistan condemned current remarks made by a number of BJP leaders. While Nupur Sharma made feedback throughout a TV debate, one other chief Naveen Jindal posted a controversial comment on Twitter. The BJP suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled media in-cost, Naveen Jindal, over the remarks. The celebration issued an announcement emphasising its intolerance for disrespect of any spiritual character.
(With company inputs)