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Ram Navami violence: Internet shutdown, situation in Nalanda is normal, Section 144 imposed

Around 14 people were injured in the clash between two groups, with incidents of gun firing.

Written by  Annesha Barua -- April 02nd 2023 09:36 AM
Ram Navami violence: Internet shutdown, situation in Nalanda is normal, Section 144 imposed

Ram Navami violence: Internet shutdown, situation in Nalanda is normal, Section 144 imposed

Patna, April 02:  After clashes between two groups during the procession of Ram Navami celebration in parts of Bihar. As per to the reports Bihar police on Sunday said the situation in Nalanda's Biharsharif was completely normal.

The state police also advised people not to believe in rumours. Clashes were reported on March 31 in Nalanda's Biharsharif ane Sasaram in Rohtas district where Union Home Minister Amit Shah was scheduled to visit.


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Ram Navami violence has been a recurring issue in India over the past few years, with clashes between Hindu and Muslim communities often taking place during the religious festival. This year, the situation in Nalanda, Bihar, has been largely peaceful, but Section 144 has been imposed in the area as a precautionary measure.

The Ram Navami festival marks the birthday of Lord Rama, an important Hindu god. The festival is celebrated with much fanfare in India, with processions and music being part of the celebrations. However, in recent years, there have been reports of violence during the festival, with clashes between Hindus and Muslims often reported.

This year, the district administration in Nalanda took pre-emptive measures to ensure peace and harmony in the area. Section 144 was imposed in the district, banning the assembly of more than four people in any public place. The district administration also deployed additional police personnel in the area, to monitor any potential trouble.

The district administration also asked the people to refrain from holding any processions during the festival. The administration also held meetings with religious leaders from both communities to ensure that the festival passed off peacefully.

The efforts of the district administration seem to have paid off, as there have been no reports of any untoward incidents in Nalanda this year. The situation in the district remains peaceful, with people celebrating the festival in a peaceful and harmonious manner.

The district administration has also expressed its gratitude to the people of Nalanda for ensuring that the festival was celebrated peacefully. The administration has asked the people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police.

Overall, the situation in Nalanda appears to be normal, with Section 144 in place as a precautionary measure. The district administration has taken all necessary steps to ensure peace and harmony during the festival, and it appears that the efforts have paid off.

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- ANI

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