It is found that Hayat Zafar Hashmi of Chamanganj was the one who had given the call of bandh in protest against the remark of a Bharatiya Janata Party National Spokesperson Nupur Sharma. Hayat Zafar Hashmi was the one who incited the people, which led to stone pelting and clashes between two groups that left more than 30, including several police personnel, injured. Also it needs to be noted down that the mastermind of the kanpur violence and was also involved in violent demonstrations against the proposed Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens in Kanpur.
On Saturday, a Kanpur police crime branch team detained four people, including the mastermind of the Kanpur Nagar incident, in which members of a gang who asked to close the shops in order to protest against the remarks of Nupur Sharma on prophet of Muslims . He was apprehended and put into custody for interrogation.
Muslim community has called for a bandh in order to protest against the statements of BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma. On June 3, hundreds of Islamists joined the protest and began throwing stones after Friday Namaz. The violence that erupted resulted in the injuries of at least six people.
After this Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath came up to reward the Ganga Jamuni proponents. Yogi Adityanath ordered the Police to confiscate the properties of the perpetrators and use bulldozers if necessary. He said that in future, no one should dare to spoil the atmosphere in the state by spreading communal fury. Prashant Kumar, ADG (Law and Order) on Saturday stated that “The illegal properties of the accused involved in the violence that erupted in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur district will be demolished. Identification of the accused is being done.”
National Spokesperson of Bhartiya Janta Party, Nupur Sharma is being constantly attacked by Islamists. She is being bombarded with rape, death and beheading threats. Not only she, but her sister, mother, father all are being targeted by Islamists. Nupur Sharma has blamed the so called fact checker Mohammad Zubair for the threats she is receiving.
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