ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Aligarh Riots Unplanned Outburst

Asghar Ali Engineer AFTER the comparative lull on the communal front a series of riots broke out recently. Moradabad in February witnessed a communal outburst claiming more than five lives. It was followed by Aligarh where eight people died in police firing and stabbings. Agra witnessed a riot even as Aligarh calmed down. In Hubli the Holi procession was stoned and violence erupted resulting in a few casualties.

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