Muzaffarnagar: Dalit men injured after clashes erupt over bursting of firecrackers
Several people from the Dalit community were injured in a clash over burning of firecrackers at Muzaffarnagar's Charthawal town, the police said on Saturday.
Muzaffarnagar: Several people from the Dalit community were injured in a clash over burning of firecrackers at Muzaffarnagar's Charthawal town, the police said on Saturday.
Trouble started when some Dalit youths opposed the bursting of crackers by another group, they said.
"Two persons have been arrested and a case has been registered against 30 people," police out-post in-charge Naresh Bhati said.
Security has been tightened in the town and police personnel have been deployed to thwart any untoward incident, he said.
In another incident, at least six people were injured after two groups clashed over bursting of firecrackers at Kirti village, the police said.
The injured have been admitted to a hospital and the matter is being investigated, a officer at the Khatoli police station said.
Fifty-five people have died as Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district has been battling an outbreak of dengue and deadly viral fever for the past two weeks
The second round will be held on 20 September and the third or final round will be conducted on 23 September
Taking note of the heavy rainfall, District Magistrate, Lucknow, Abhishek Prakash has advised people to remain indoors and avoid going out.