LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
»
1-min read

Here's an Interactive Map on a Fortnight of Communal Riots in India

Bihar recorded 85 incidents of communal violence in the last six months, while 2017 saw 58 such incidents in West Bengal. In Rajasthan, 91 incidents of riots were recorded in 2017.

News18.com

Updated:April 2, 2018, 8:00 AM IST
facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp
Here's an Interactive Map on a Fortnight of Communal Riots in India
Image for representation. (Reuters)
Loading...
Over the last fortnight, communal riots have spread to Bihar, Rajasthan and West Bengal. All three states, in the last one year, have been at the center of communal flare-ups.

A spate of incidences during the last six months across Bihar shows a trend of rising communal violence. In 2017, there were 85 such incidents in the state in which three people were killed and 321 injured.

Communal violence has also sharply increased over the past three years in West Bengal. The state recorded almost 58 incidents of communal violence in 2017, in which nine people were killed and 230 injured.

In Rajasthan, 91 incidents of riots were recorded in 2017, in which 12 were killed and 175 injured.

As life limps back to normalcy in these states, News18 looks at how communal flare-ups spread in these states in the last two weeks.



Catch the biggest newsmakers and the biggest newsbreaks on CNN-News18, the only news destination. Keep watching CNN-News18 at just 50 paise per month. Contact your cable/DTH operator now!

*Rental/capacity fee of Rs. 130/- as charged by cable/DTH operator may apply. **GST extra.
| Edited by: Aditya Nair
Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwittergoogleskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results