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Clashes in India amid celebrations of Hindu festival
March 31, 2023

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In India, several incidents of communal clashes have been reported across the country amid celebrations of Hindu festival Ram Navami.

In Aurangabad city of Maharashtra state, a mob of around five hundred people allegedly attacked policemen in Kiradpura.  

Several vehicles were torched as communal clashes rocked West Bengal’s Howrah.  

The incidents took place after several members of the Hindutva organization Swami Vivekananda Seva Sangh were seen brandishing swords and hockey sticks during a Ram Navami rally.