Provoked by an inflammatory Facebook post on Muhammad that was allegedly shared by the nephew of the Akhanda Srinivas Murthy, a state legislator of the Indian National Congress, a group of Muslims arrived at his house in protest which later turned violent.
Which post caused Bangalore riots?
Naveen Kumar, the man whose alleged Facebook post triggered riots in Bengaluru Tuesday, was extremely perturbed by what his son was doing. Naveen had been seen bursting crackers with his friends on the day to celebrate the moment.
What was Facebook post for Bangalore violence?
A Facebook post laced with communal remarks sparked violent clashes in Bengaluru on Tuesday night in which a mob vandalised a police station and the residence of a Congress MLA. Three people have been killed while 60 police personnel have been left injured after being attacked by the mob.
What was the post of Bengaluru violence?
On August 11, a social media post by the nephew of a Congress MLA about the Prophet triggered violence in the eastern part of Bengaluru. Three persons died in police firing after mobs attacked the DJ Halli police station and the home of the Congress MLA, Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy.
What caused Bangalore riots?
Four people were killed, two in police firing and two in widespread violence and arson sparked off by a dispute over a place of worship, in Bangalore on Wednesday night. Soon, it escalated into full-fledged violence, forcing the police to open fire. …
What was in Facebook post Bangalore?
The Facebook post offensive to Muslims sparked protests in India’s tech hub on Tuesday night in which a police station was attacked, and a politician’s house and vehicles were torched.
How many riots are in India?
List of riots in India
|Nellie massacre||February 1983||Tensions between Hindus and Muslims|
|1984 Bhiwandi riot||May 1984||Placement of Saffron flag on top of mosque.|
|1984 anti-Sikh riots||31 October 1984 − 3 November 1984||Assassination of Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards|
|1985 Gujarat riots|
What was the Facebook post by P Naveen?
Naveen had posted an insidious post on Facebook on August 11 hurting the religious sentiments of a community. He is the nephew of Congress MLA Akhanda Srinvasamurthy, whose ancestral home was also gutted in the riots.
What was the FB post?
Definition: Facebook Posts are public messages posted to a Facebook user’s entire audience or on a specific person’s profile page (or “wall”).
Who is responsible for Bangalore riots?
At least three people have been killed in riots after an alleged blasphemous Facebook post about the Prophet Muhammed triggered riots in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, authorities said on Wednesday.
What was Naveen Post?
The Karnataka High Court on Friday granted bail to Congress MLA from Pulikeshi Nagar, Akhanda Srinivas Murthy’s nephew P Naveen, whose purported derogatory social media post allegedly triggered violence in areas of east Bengaluru and an attack on DJ Halli police station in August this year.