Who started Bengaluru riots?
A Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad had allegedly triggered the riots in Bengaluru on 11 August, leading to police firing that left three dead. A mob had also torched the home of Pulakeshinagar MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy of the Congress as his nephew, P.
What causes 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. …
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 the Facebook post Bangalore riots?
Riots Erupt in India’s Bangalore Over Facebook Post About Prophet Muhammad. Several people have been killed in the southern Indian city of Bangalore after rioting broke out, reportedly sparked by a Facebook post that local Muslims regarded as blasphemous.
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 post led to Bangalore violence?
Bengaluru: A social media post on Prophet Muhammad led to violence in Karnataka’s Bengaluru on Tuesday. Major violence broke out in DJ Halli area after the protesters alleged that Congress MLA R Akhanda Srinivas Murthy’s kin had allegedly uploaded a derogatory post about Prophet Muhammad on his Facebook account.
What happened Bangalore violence?
Ex-Congress Mayor named accused in Bengaluru violence case
Over 3,000 people went on a rampage on August 11 torching the residences of Congress MLA R Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, his sister Jayanthi in the city over an inflammatory social media post by the relative of the legislator.
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.