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One injured after clash erupts between two groups during Tiranga Yatra in Lucknow

India Today logo India Today 15-08-2022 Samarth Srivastava
One injured after clash erupts between two groups during Tiranga Yatra in Lucknow One injured after clash erupts between two groups during Tiranga Yatra in Lucknow

A clash erupted between two groups when they were taking out a Tiranga Yatra in Lucknow on Independence Day. One person was injured in the incident.

One person was injured after two groups of people taking out the Tiranga Yatra (tricolour procession) clashed with one another in Lucknow on Monday. The incident happened in Bangla Bazar locality under Ashiana police station in Lucknow.

The people also pelted stones at each other in which two shops were partially damaged. The stone-pelting lasted for a minute and the entire scuffle took place for five minutes. Police officials reached the spot and brought the situation under control.

"Police reached the spot and the situation was brought under control upon receiving the information of the clash. A case has been registered and attackers would be arrested soon,"Joint Commissioner of police, Law and Order, Piyush Mordia told ANI.

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According to the police, two groups clashed due to a war of dominance. While one group was from Telibagh locality, the other one was from Bangla Bazar.

Locals denied any communal angle. As per the shopkeepers, one youth from the group trying to save himself from attack entered a shop, after which shops came under the radar of miscreants.

"During Tiranga Yatra, a group of men from 1st yatra pelted stones on 2nd due to some previous rivalry, some cars were damaged, and a person received minor injuries. Case registered, team for arrests made,"Piyush Mordia said.

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