Articles tagged under: Ram Navmi

Bulldozer action reaches Chhapariya in Himmatnagar where Ram Navami procession was attacked

April 26, 2022
Bulldozer action reaches Chhapariya in Himmatnagar where Ram Navami procession was attacked

Himmatnagar: The administration has started a demolition drive with bulldozers in the Chhapariya area in Himmatnagar, several days after the Ram Navmi violence in this area. The demolition drive started on Tuesday morning with police bandobast on TP road in Chhapariya area. Five illegal constructions will be demolished in this area using bulldozers. The illegal shops, and illegal temporary and permanent constructions will be demolished in this drive to widen the roads, as per the local o...Read More

Khambhat Ram Navami procession attack case; 4 more accused nabbed

April 26, 2022
Khambhat Ram Navami procession attack case; 4 more accused nabbed

Khambhat: The police have nabbed 4 more accused in the case of violence on Ram Navmi procession in Shakkarpur in Khambhat. The police have filed a crime against over 100 persons in the case. The four more accused nabbed by the police are: Zakirhussain Hussain Malek, Mufis Hussain Malek, Tasvarhussain Mohammad Malek, and Mosin Mustufa Dalwadi. All of them are residents of Shakkarpur. Their names were revealed during an inquiry of the accused earlier nabbed by the police. DeshGujaratRead More

Strict actions to continue against those involved: Harsh Sanghavi on Ram Navami attacks

April 16, 2022
Strict actions to continue against those involved: Harsh Sanghavi on Ram Navami attacks

Gandhinagar: Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi today in reply to media queries indicated that strict actions against those involved in attacks on Ram Navami processions will continue. 'If stone pelting takes place during any religion's festival and anytime if there's any attempt to breach the (security) arrangement, police will take strict actions,' Sanghavi said. In reference to bulldozing of encroachments created by Ram Navami procession attack case accused in Khambhat, Sanghav...Read More

Khambhat Ram Navami procession attack: Bulldozers now on task to remove illegal encroachment, constructions

April 15, 2022

Khambhat: Shakkarpur gram panchayat here has started removing illegal encroachments from areas near the mosque where Ran Navami procession came under attack. One participant of Ram Navami procession Kanaiyalal Rana(62) was brutally killed in the attack that was planned by Muslim clerics according to police. All illegal constructions and cabins are to be removed from the area through official machinery including Prant Adhikari and Collector. Similarly, the State government will identify illeg...Read More

Gujarat Congress blames Ram Bhakts for attacks on Ram Navami processions

April 13, 2022

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress chief Jagdish Thakor has in a way through his statement blamed Ram bhakts to be responsible for the attacks on Ram Navmi processions, instead of the antisocial elements from other community. Thakor today told media persons, "On the holy day of Ramnavmi, they go out with chanting the name of Rama. When a masjid or dargah comes on the way, they will remove the flag of that religion from the nearby electricity pole and install their flags instead of that. They will s...Read More

Khambhat Ram Navami procession attack case: Nine accused sent on four days remand

April 13, 2022
Khambhat Ram Navami procession attack case: Nine accused sent on four days remand

Khambhat: Nine accused including a Maulvi (Muslim cleric) arrested in connection with an attack on Sri Rama Navami procession on Sunday, in the sensitive Shakkarpura area of Khambhat are sent on four days remand(Police custody) by a local court. The accused are identified as Wassem Rashid Malek, Sarfaraz Hussain Farook Malek, Ashiqsa Amartasha Diwan, Ashiq Majid Malek, Shahrukhkhan Sarafatkhan Pathan, Nihalrajak Malek, Razak Ayyub Malek, Faroon Mujad Malek and Waris Safudin Malek. Althou...Read More

Khambhat Ram Navami violence: Two named in FIR for provoking mob

April 12, 2022

Anand: Ram Navami procession was attacked in Khambhat on Sunday and one Hindu Ram bhakt Kanaiyalal Rana(62) was brutally killed in Muslim populated area of Shakkarpura. Complainant Dineshchandra Manilal Patel has filed complaint in Khambhat police station and named 61 persons in FIR along with a mob of 100 other persons. Hussainsha alias Maulvi Hasamsha Diwan and Mustakim alias Maulvi Yunus Vhora are named as those who provoked the mob. According to a complaint, they provoked the mob and asked n...Read More

The Himmatnagar Files: Hindu families leave houses after heavy stone pelting, petrol bomb attacks last night

April 12, 2022
The Himmatnagar Files: Hindu families leave houses after heavy stone pelting, petrol bomb attacks last night

Himmatnagar: It's Himmatnagarfiles in Gujarat. Minority Hindus from Vanzarawas area are leaving their homes. These are poor Schedule Caste people. There are 70 to 80 houses in Vanzarawas and around 200 people live here. After two-hour long stone pelting by Muslims from neighboring Chandnagar area they are vacating their homes and shifting elsewhere. A local says, entire Chandnagar area gathered to attack Vanzarawas with stones. Even petrol bombs were hurled, a local says adding that they had ste...Read More

Hindu religious flag burnt in Dwarka; accused nabbed

April 10, 2022
Hindu religious flag burnt in Dwarka; accused nabbed

Dwarka: A youth who torched a saffron religious Hindu flag near Jumma Masjid in Bhathan chowk area of pilgrim town Dwarka was caught by local people in the evening on Ram Navami on Sunday. Accused has been booked by Dwarka Police under IPC sections 143(unlawful assembly), 146 (Rioting), 153A(1)(Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion), 295(Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class), 295A and 149 (Every member of unlawful assemb...Read More

Ram Navmi procession hit by violence in Khambhat; One dead

April 10, 2022
Ram Navmi procession hit by violence in Khambhat; One dead

Khambhat: Ram Navmi procession of Hindu organizations came under attack in Shakkarpur area of Khambhat town in Central Gujarat. One person is reportedly dead in this incident of violence. The victim was first taken to local hospital and later to Petlad town for treatment in 108 emergency service ambulance, however he couldn't survive. The procession of Ram Navami takes place every year, however for last two years it was not held due to covid-19 pandemic. The procession timing was 4 pm to...Read More