Army deployed in tensed caste violence area of Gujarat



    Army deployed in tensed caste violence area of Gujarat

    Aug.27, Gujarat: Even after two days, tension prevail in India's Gujarat state. In the
    caste related violence eight people have.  Army has been deployed to
    maintain peace amid fresh clashes reported from the curfew zone.
    The violence broke out when Patel community demanded for quotas in
    government in government jobs, and clashed with the police and local
    people.
    PM of India Narendra Modi has urged the people of his home state to
    maintain peace.
    Clashes broke out late on Tuesday when police briefly detained the
    protesters' firebrand leader Hardik Patel, who had hours earlier led a
    massive rally in Ahmedabad.
    Eight people, including a policeman and a father and son, have been
    killed in the violence and at least a dozen policemen injured.
    About 40 police stations and 70 buses have been set ablaze.
    The Oslo Times

     
     

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