2015 Nadia riots

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2015 Nadia riots
Date 5 May 2015 (2015-05-05)
Location Nadia district, West Bengal, India
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Casualties
Death(s) 4
Injuries 8
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Nadia riots was a large scale communal riot [1] that occurred in Kaliganj block, Nadia district of West Bengal during 5 May 2015. 4 people were killed and 8 injured .[2][3][4] The victims belonged to the same family. Some sources claimed five people were killed.[citation needed] Mainstream media and local politicians didn't condemn the incidents as the victims were from Scheduled Caste Hindus and accused are Muslims.[5]

Nadia has seen communal tensions in the past.[6]

Nadia riots was a communal riot [7] that occurred in Kaliganj block, Nadia district of West Bengal during 5 May 2015. 4 people were killed and 8 injured .[8][9][10] Mainstream media and local politicians didn't condemn the incidents as the victims were from Scheduled Caste Hindus and accused are Muslims.[11] Nadia has seen communal tensions in the past.[12]

Riot[edit]

Clash started when a Hindu procession, which was returning from Dharmaraj Mela at Jamalpur in Purbasthali, was attacked while passing by a mosque in Juranpur village.[13] Firing and hurling of petrol bombs were reported. The attackers were well prepared and managed to source weapons and explosives quickly.[14]


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  10. "4 killed, over 8 injured in Hindu-Muslim clashes. Why is West Bengal fast becoming a riot-hit state?" [archive]. NewsX. 5 May 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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