New Delhi, July 9: Days after the arrest of nine people, including four juveniles, by the Delhi Police in the communal clash case of Hauz Qazi area, members of Aman Committee distributed food to people participating in Shobha Yatra at the disputed area. With this, normalcy is returning to the area, as people from both the communities - Hindu and Muslims - have pledged condemnation of the vandalism of a temple.
Following the vandalisation of Durga Mandir in the Lal Kuan area under Hauz Qazi police station in Delhi on June 30, violent clashes erupted and security had to be brief in the area. Taking cognisance of the incident, Union Home Minister Amit Shah summoned Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and sought a report. Communal Tension in Old Delhi's Hauz Qazi: Hindus, Muslims Make Joint Appeal For Harmony, Condemn Temple Vandalism
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Delhi: Members of Aman Committee distributed food to people participating in Shobha Yatra at Hauz Qazi, today. pic.twitter.com/LqXdVdQnaF
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People in the area have vowed to build a temple to bring peace in locality. Even a religious procession was held to re-install the damaged statues at a temple in Hauz Qazi and thousands of people participated in it. Hawans were performed by the temple authorities, amid tight security.
It is to be known that clashes broke in Hauz Qazi area after a fight over parking two-wheeler took an ugly turn on June 30. Following the argument between two communities, a Durga temple in the area was vandalised. Currently, the police are examining the CCTV footage.