Bengal burning – Houses burnt down, looting, and Violence against Hindus

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Bengal burning – Houses burnt down, looting, and Violence against Hindus

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Bengal burning – Houses burnt down, looting, and Violence against Hindus. Telinipara Hindus in West Bengal recall the horror of mob burning down their houses and temples. They say Police are taking action against the Hindus itself. Reportedly, the Muslims were enraged when the local Hindus started putting up barricades to stop the movement of the people.

Communal clashes erupt in Telinipara, Hooghly amid coronavirus crisis.

Locals allege that Hindus had been tortured and attacked with sharp weapons and their houses were burnt down by violent mobs. The Telinipara area comes in Chander Nager of Hoogly district.

The area is always in news due to recent communal violence reported.

Many BJP leaders made the same allegations. Kailash Vijayvargiya, who is in charge of BJP in West Bengal criticized Mamata Banerjee by sharing one video after another.

A positive case of coronavirus was present in the Urdi market where people of both Hindu and Muslim communities live. The husband and wife are said to be undergoing treatment in Kolkota. Some other positive cases were also confirmed in the Urdi market.

After the detection of these cases, 20 people associated with them were sent to be quarantined. The number of testing increased in the area from the 3-4 kilometers from the area influenced by Muslims.

The local person said that the sweet shopkeeper was also found corona positive following that he was also sent for treatment. The area was declared a containment zone. Then the police barricaded and appealed to other people to follow safety norms. But a local youth informed that the Muslims keep flouting the lockdown continuously during the month of Ramzan.

As per the reports from OP India, the area has also been in headlines earlier due to Hindu-Muslim tensions. A factory of illegal arms was also sealed in the area earlier. It is known that Muslims have their influence there and anti-social activities are happening continuously.

Reportedly, the Muslims were enraged when the local Hindus started putting up barricades to stop the movement of the people. Quoting Ramadan, they said that those people will come and go from ‘here’ only. The local man further said this: “Recently, the Muslims were first to protest against barricading police. After this, when Hindus started barricading, taking care of their safety, they were infuriated. It was raining heavily in the area 3 days ago. Amidst the rain, many Muslims came out on the road carrying swords and other weapons. During the rains, the Hindus were chased away, their houses were attacked and vandalized. Commissioner Humayun Kabir refused to listen to the suffering Hindus. Hindu shops were looted. Suraj Sau’s utensil shop was looted.”

In fact, after Suraj Sau’s shop was looted, he asked for permission to vacate his shop as he had no means of earning left and if something happens then how will they compensate for the loss. The police did not allow him to vacate his shop that was later set on fire.

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