10 Nastiest Communal Riots That Ever Happened in Secular India

10 Nastiest Communal Riots That Ever Happened in Secular India

By SiliconIndia   |   Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 13:03 Hrs   |    4 Comments
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Bangalore: In India, religious violence is often accompanied with an act of aggression by supporters of one religious group against followers and organizations of another religious class, mostly in the form of mutiny. With the recent communal riot that broke out in Muzaffarnagar, UP, it has once again raised an alarm among Indians on the rise of communal clashes in the country and the nature of its sensitivity among the religious groups.

Let us take a look at some of the grievous communal riots that India witnessed over the last century as listed by Walkthrough India-

1. Muzaffarnagar riots 2013:

Muzaffarnagar riots that began on 27 August 2013 is believed to be sectarian clashes between the two religious communities (Hindu-Muslim) in Shamli and Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh. So far, it had claimed over 40 lives and injured 93. The outrage in this region started off after an alleged eve-teasing incident that led to murder of a Muslim youth by two youths of the Hindu Jat community. Consequently, these two youths were killed by a mob while trying to escape. This small town personal clash has spread like wild fire leading to chaos and loss of lives within the state.

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1: INDEGENOUS HINDU PEOPLE ARE WEAK... AND STUPID
THEY ARE NOT UNITED
THEY LACK A CENTRAL COMMAND TO FIGHT
THEY HAVE TRAITERS..AKA MULAYAM /LALU/ NITISH/DIGVIJAY/ MAMTA/JYOTI DA/CPM/CPI
IN THE PAST..MAHATMA THE BASTRD, JAWAHAR THE PROMISCOUS, INDRA THE POWERHUNGARY NYMPHOMANIAC,
INDIA SHOULD BE RULED WITH IRON FIST
SAY NO TO FOOLISH WESTERN DEMOCRACY
Posted by:juddhumble - 22 Sep, 2013
2: Infact all parties are non-secular. Infact during congress regimes the number appears more than the socalled BJPs. So we have to have fresh thought and non violent prone situation whomsoever come to power. Any such act of vandalism should be viewed strongly. Appeasing particular religion before election for votes should disqualify such candidates with out hesitations.
Posted by:ananthpadmanaban - 21 Sep, 2013
3: Sorry to inform you that 1977 VARANASI RIOTS not mentioned in your articles which was spread due to Muslim Businessman with their political bigshots,goons not allowed to pass Durga idle for immersion as usual and the both mobs were conducted by the same political party's leaders...I have lost my mother due to non available of medicines..Bireswar
Posted by:B Chatterjee - 20 Sep, 2013
4: Nellie riots are not mentioned - it is possibly the second worst after the Sikh carnage in independent India
Posted by:Suvo - 18 Sep, 2013
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