After Eid violence; Curfew imposed in 10 areas and internet suspended in Jodhpur
NewDelhi: In Rajasthan's Jodhpur, a curfew has been imposed in 10 areas till tomorrow after the stone-pelting and violence on Eid in the city. Along with the curfew in 10 police station areas internet has also been suspended to control the rumours. Meanwhile, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has called a meeting regarding this matter while the Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the state government on the incident.
Curfew has been imposed in these areas
According to the order issued by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Rajkumar Chaudhary, a curfew has been imposed in Udaymandir, Sadar Kotwali, Sadar Bazar, Nagori Gate, Khanda Falsa in the police station area of District East of Jodhpur Commissionerate. Apart from this, orders for the imposition of curfew have also been issued in the police station areas of Pratapnagar, Pratapnagar Sadar, Devnagar, Sursagar and Sardarpura of District West. It has been said in the order that curfew will continue in these areas from 1 pm today till 12 midnight tomorrow. According to this, no person will come out of his home border without a permission letter. Along with this, it has also been said that in view of the situation, the duration of curfew can also be extended. Earlier, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had reacted to the incident and called it unfortunate. He also appealed to everyone to maintain peace.
It is worth noting that the ruckus in Jodhpur late at night over flag-loudspeaker is not over yet. Here in the morning stone pelting started again. After this, the police tried to control the situation by lathi-charge. Significantly, on Monday night, there was a huge uproar on the eve of Eid at the Jalori Gate intersection in the city of Jodhpur. Now there was stone pelting again. After this, the police again tried to control the situation by using sticks. Even before this, the police had to lathi-charge to deal with the miscreants. Tear gas shells were also fired. Internet services were suspended in the entire district and city. With this, a heavy police force was deployed in sensitive areas.
In fact, a controversy arose after putting a flag on the statue of freedom fighter Bal Mukund Bissa at the Jalori Gate intersection of the city and putting up banners related to Eid on the circle. Apart from this, angry people gathered to install loudspeakers till the crossroads for Eid prayers. Meanwhile, one side raised slogans and removed flags. There was opposition to this too. At the same time, then the other side also became active and many vehicles stopped at the crossroads.