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Sena, Congress attack BJP for 'silence' over Munger firing

IndiaTimes Friday, 30 October 2020
The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the BJP for its "silence" on the firing on people during Durga idol immersion in Munger in Bihar, where the latter is in power along with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U).
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News video: Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva: Sanjay Raut

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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut called Munger firing incident an attack on Hindutva. He said, "Munger firing incident is an attack on Hindutva. If such an incident would have had happened in Maharashtra, West Bengal or Rajasthan, governors and BJP leaders would have demanded President's rule. So, why is...

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Addressing a press conference in Mumbai on December 02, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "We want to build a world-class film city in Uttar Pradesh. We held discussions with several producers, directors, and other experts related to film industry in this regard." On being asked about Maharashtra Chief Minister saying that he won't allow his state's business to be taken away, UP CM added, "We are not taking anything anywhere. Mumbai Film City will work in Mumbai itself, new Film City in UP is being developed in a new environment according to new requirements." On being asked about Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's Film City comment, CM Yogi said, "We have not come here to take anything away. We are building a new Film City. Why one is getting worried about it? We are giving something new to people in form of world-class infrastructure."

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Munger Munger Urban Agglomeration in Bihar, India

Munger violence: 5 FIRs registered in connection with matter, informs DIG Manu Maharaaj [Video]

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DIG of Munger, Manu Maharaaj informed that five FIRs have been registered so far in connection with violence happened on October 29. "5 FIRs registered in connection with arson and vandalism on October 29. Few people have been identified. Investigation is underway based on CCTV and camera footages. Value of sabotaged vehicles and property has been evaluated. New DM and SP has joined, they'll look into the matter thoroughly. We request citizens to maintain peace."

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The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the BJP for its "silence" on the firing on people during Durga idol immersion in Munger in Bihar, where the latter is in power along with the Nitish Kumar-led JD(U). One person was killed and over two dozen people, including security personnel, injured in firing and stone- pelting during goddess Durga idol immersion late Monday night in Munger's Deen Dayal Upadhyay Chowk. The Election Commission has removed the District Magistrate and the Superintendent of Police of Munger. a group of protesters went on the rampage in the town on Thursday, setting some police stations and outposts on fire and ransacking the SP and the SDO offices. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Munger Manu Maharaj on Friday said that situation is normal now in Munger and additional force has been deployed. Watch the full video for more details.

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A fresh bout of violence erupted in Bihar's Munger on October 29 by unidentified persons who caused arson at office of Sub-Divisional Officer and Superintendent of Police. During the protest, several vehicles were also burnt by the mob. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Manu Maharaaj said that the situation in Munger is normal and police are monitoring the situation. He said that police have conducted flag march and police presence is in the city to stop any untoward activity. A man was shot during the Durga idol immersion ceremony in Munger after clashes broke out due to the slow pace of the procession. On October 29, the Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered the immediate removal of SP and District Magistrate (DM) of Munger over arson in the district of poll-bound Bihar. Inquiry is underway.

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