10 Nastiest Communal Riots That Ever Happened in Secular India
2. Assam Riots 2012:
The 2012 Assam Riots was an ethnic conflict between the indigenous Bodo community and the Bengali Muslims in Kokrajhar, Assam on 20th July 2012. It started when anonymous miscreants murdered four Bodo youths at Joypur followed by attacks on local Muslims killing two and injuring several of them on the morning of 21 July 2012 in retaliation. Over 80 people lost their lives and more than lakhs of people took shelter in relief camps during the communal riots.
3. Deganga Riots 2010:
In Deganga, a constituency in North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal, communal clashes occurred on 6th September 2010 when Muslim mobs resorted to violence against the native Hindu community. The violence which started on a land dispute at Chattal Pally village lasted for several successive days. The situation came to a standstill after hundreds of business firms and houses were looted, destroyed and burnt, dozens of people injured and several places of worship sullied and damaged.
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