New Delhi: A group of Kanwariyas reportedly damaged a car in Delhi’s Moti Nagar on Tuesday.
A video, which was circulated on social media, shows around a dozen men vandalising the car with sticks on a busy road. Pedestrians watched in silence as the men shattered the doors and windows of the car.
The group attacked the vehicle after it allegedly brushed past them. The passengers, however, managed to escape.
The police have said that no complaint has been lodged yet.
#WATCH: A group of 'kanwariyas' vandalise a car in Delhi's Moti Nagar after it brushed past them while driving. The people in the car got off safely. No injuries were reported. Police says no formal complaint has been filed by the victims (07.08.2018) pic.twitter.com/rKc6VJMZnh — ANI (@ANI) 8 August 2018
The Delhi Traffic Police had recently sent out an advisory for the Kanwariyas who would be reaching cities across the country. It had also made preparations to manage the movement of Kanwariyas and regular commuters to ensure minimum inconvenience to the general public.
Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage undertaken during during the Shravan month. Devotees of lord Shiva throng from across states to Haridwar, Gaumukh, Gangotri to collect water from Ganga which is thenoffered to the local shrines and temples.