What was the Facebook post that led to violence in Bangalore?

Which Facebook post caused violence in Bangalore?

Bengaluru: A social media post on Prophet Muhammad led to violence in Karnataka’s Bengaluru on Tuesday. Major violence broke out in DJ Halli area after the protesters alleged that Congress MLA R Akhanda Srinivas Murthy’s kin had allegedly uploaded a derogatory post about Prophet Muhammad on his Facebook account.

What was FB post for Bangalore riots?

Bangalore riots: India’s tech city sees deadly violence over anti-Islam Facebook post. At least three people have died in the Indian tech city of Bangalore after police fired at crowds rioting against a “derogatory” comment about the Prophet Muhammad. Police have arrested 111 people so far.

What was the post on prophet in Bangalore?

Facebook post on Prophet Mohammad leads to deadly clashes in India. “Three people died in the police action and more than 110 people have been arrested for attacking the police station,” Pant said. He said at least 60 police officers were injured in the violence Tuesday night in Bengaluru, also known as Bangalore.

What was the post of Bengaluru violence?

On August 11, a social media post by the nephew of a Congress MLA about the Prophet triggered violence in the eastern part of Bengaluru. Three persons died in police firing after mobs attacked the DJ Halli police station and the home of the Congress MLA, Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy.

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What was the FB post?

Definition: Facebook Posts are public messages posted to a Facebook user’s entire audience or on a specific person’s profile page (or “wall”).

What caused riots in Bangalore?

The violence in D J Halli and adjoining areas on August 11 night was unleashed by hundreds of people over an inflammatory social media post allegedly put out by P Naveen, a relative of Pulakeshinagar Congress MLA R Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy.

What was Naveen Post?

The Karnataka High Court on Friday granted bail to Congress MLA from Pulikeshi Nagar, Akhanda Srinivas Murthy’s nephew P Naveen, whose purported derogatory social media post allegedly triggered violence in areas of east Bengaluru and an attack on DJ Halli police station in August this year.

What happened in DJ Halli Bangalore?

Halli, sources said. Large-scale violence had broken out in the two localities on the night of August 11 over a derogatory social media post against Islam by Navin Kumar, nephew of Pulikeshinagar MLA Akhanda Sreenivasa Murthy. The mob attacked both their houses as well as D.J. Halli Police Station.

How many riots are in India?

List of riots in India

Name Year Cause
Nellie massacre February 1983 Tensions between Hindus and Muslims
1984 Bhiwandi riot May 1984 Placement of Saffron flag on top of mosque.
1984 anti-Sikh riots 31 October 1984 − 3 November 1984 Assassination of Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh bodyguards
1985 Gujarat riots
Chants of India