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According to BJP, only Hindus were harmed in Karauli violence, alleges Owaisi

Earlier the AIMIM'S chief held the Gehlot government accountable for Karauli violence Earlier on Wednesday, while addressing the media in Jaipur, Owais said that it is a failure of the law and order of the Gehlot government in Rajasthan.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: April 15, 2022 17:04 IST
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According to BJP, only Hindus were harmed in Karauli violence, alleges Owaisi

Highlights

  • Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday leveled allegations against the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • He said the party thinks only Hindus were harmed in the Karauli violence.
  • Owaisi said that total 80 shops were burnt in Karauli violence, out of which 73 belonged to Muslims.

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday leveled allegations against the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the party thinks only Hindus were harmed in the Karauli violence. Owaisi claimed that a total of 80 shops were burnt in Karauli violence, out of which 73 belonged to Muslims.

Taking to Twitter, Owaisi said, "The minister of Rajasthan government said that a total of 80 shops were burnt in Karauli, out of which 73 belonged to Muslims. But according to the BJP, only Hindus were harmed in Karauli."

"Muslims in Karauli was not only targeted by Sangh rioters but they also faced harassment by the police and administration of the Gehlot government, "he added.

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According to BJP, only Hindus were harmed in Karauli violence, alleges Owaisi

Earlier the AIMIM'S chief held the Gehlot government accountable for Karauli violence Earlier on Wednesday, while addressing the media in Jaipur, Owais had said, "It is a failure of the law and order of the Gehlot government in Rajasthan. We thought he will learn from the previous incidents. It's a great loss, targeted violence against the Muslim community needs to be addressed. The government should take responsibility," Owaisi had said.

Violence broke out in the Karauli district of Rajasthan on April 2 after a stone-pelting incident at a religious procession. Several vehicles and shops were set afire in the communal clash following which curfew was clamped till April 10 with some relaxation in later days. 

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