Kasganj: perpetrators of violence won’t be spared, says Adityanath

first_imgUttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday broke his silence on the communal clashes in Kasganj on Republic Day in which 22-year-old Chandan Gupta was killed, saying strict action would be taken against the perpetrators of violence and those indulging in anarchy would not be spared.“Our government is committed to providing security to each and every citizen. Those indulging in anarchy will not be spared,” he told journalists in Lucknow.At least three shops, two buses and a car were torched after Gupta was killed in clashes following pelting of stones by a mob on a motorcycle rally taken out to celebrate Republic Day.As many as 118 people have been arrested in connection with the violence.The incident drew flak from Governor Ram Naik. He described it as a “blot” on Uttar Pradesh and said it was a “matter of shame”.last_img


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