DNA Exclusive: Analysis of violence across India on Nupur Sharma controversy

Whatever has happened in the country today has never happened before. Thousands of people took to the streets at the same time after Friday prayers in 14 states. And he did whatever he wanted for a few hours. They pelted stones, torched vehicles and also hurled bombs at the police. The miscreants even hung an effigy of BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma suspended from an electric wire in a manner similar to a public hanging near a mosque in Karnataka. Curfew has been imposed in many parts of Jharkhand’s Ranchi as some policemen, allegedly SP, were also injured while trying to control an angry mob near Hanuman temple located on Ranchi’s main road.

In today’s DNA, Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Choudhary analyzed the violent protests across the country after Friday prayers.

Famous writer Saadat Hasan Manto once said, “When religion comes out of the heart, it becomes poison” and this is what is happening in our country right now. Today there were protests in more than 90 places in 14 states. And there were 8 such protests which led to incidents of violence and stone pelting. There were simultaneous protests in more than 90 places in 14 states of the country and the biggest similarity among them is that all these protests took place after Friday prayers in mosques.

This can’t be a coincidence at all. There must have been some big conspiracy and conspiracy behind this as this issue started with a TV debate on 26th May. And since then today 15 days have passed. But today suddenly a violent mob across the country came out on the streets and demanded that Nupur Sharma be hanged.

The maximum violence was witnessed in Prayagraj, where a violent mob pelted stones at the police and some vehicles were also set on fire.

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