Prophet Row: Over 1,000 mob targets local train, pelts stones in West Bengal’s Nadia

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A local train at Bethuadhari in West Bengal’s Nadia district was vandalized amid protests by locals against controversial religious remarks.

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  • A local train was targeted during protests in West Bengal amid Prophet controversy
  • A mob of over 1,000 people pelted stones at a local train, injuring some
  • Train services on the route were stopped after the incident

Prophet Line: A local train at Bethuadhari in Nadia, West Bengal was vandalized by locals amid protests against controversial religious remarks on Prophet Mohammad by now suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma.

Eklavya Chakraborty, Chief Public Relations Officer of Eastern Railway said, “An uncontrolled mob of 1,000 people pelted stones at the train. Some people were injured. No trains are running there as of now, we are waiting for the permission of the state government.” “

On Saturday, at least 60 people were arrested in Howrah’s industrial district, parts of Murshidabad district and South 24 Parganas following a wave of fresh violence, as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called for “tough action against those trying to incite riots”. He vowed to take action. State.”

Police chiefs were sacked for bringing in officers with a “tough” reputation in violence-hit areas since Friday and Pirzada of Furfura Sharif, a cleric with political ambitions, was served a notice by the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) on Saturday. went. ) for using children in violent demonstrations on Saturdays.

Internet services, which were suspended in Howrah district since Friday, were also extended in some parts of Murshidabad district on Saturday.

Violent demonstrations and protests have been targeted against the remarks of the suspended BJP leader’s spokespersons on Prophet Mohammad.

At least 60 people were arrested and booked under IPC sections relating to rioting, attempt to murder and damage to public properties in connection with violence in West Bengal’s Howrah district, police said on Saturday. Huh.

,With inputs from PTI,

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