Haryana Tension: Delhi on Alert as Fresh Communal Violence in Gurugram

New Delhi: The eruption of fresh violence in Gurugram on Tuesday night has put Delhi on high alert. Section 144 was imposed as a precautionary measure in Faridabad, Palwal and Gurugram, to avoid any untoward incidents.

So far Haryana Police has arrested 116 persons and registered around 29 FIRs in relation to the communal violence that broke out on Monday in Haryana’s Nuh during a religious procession taken out by the VHP.

Five persons, including two home guards, a civilian, and an Imam, have died during the communal clashes that started off from Nuh in Haryana.

Meanwhile, due to the fresh violence in Gurugram on Tuesday night, all government and private educational institutions in the Sohna sub-division of Gurugram have been ordered to remain closed on Wednesday.

The Gurugram district magistrate banned the sale of loose diesel and petrol at fuel stations across the district to check incidents of arson.

Haryana Police announced an ex-gratia of Rs 57 lakh for the deceased home guards’ families.

Thirteen companies of paramilitary forces reached the Nuh district for the maintenance of law and order. Six more companies will reach there soon.

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