ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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BOMBAY-Violence of the Chawls

BOMBAY Violence of the Chawls Anil Awachat TWO communal riots have taken place in Jogeshwari, a suburb of Bombay, in the last four months. There .was a riot in November 1974, on Diwali day; the second took place on this Republic Day. For quite some time there had been no communal riot in Bombay; so these two' riots in quick succession, with the distinct possibility of a third in the near future, must be viewed as a disquieting development.

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