Citizens for Justice and Peace

Tension in Shamli: Locals see a political plot

04, May 2015

Written by Dipankar Ghose | Kandhla (shamli) | Updated: May 4, 2015 6:21 am
In September 2013, as Shamli and Muzaffarnagar burned around them, the small town of Kandhla was largely untouched, with leadership working overtime to keep the peace.
On Sunday, a day after 17 people were injured in a clash between the police and a mob protesting at Kandhla railway station against the alleged assault on five members of Tablighi Jamaat, the local leadership is yet again asking people to stay calm and united. The markets remained open on Sunday.


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