How many Muslims were killed in Bhagalpur riots?

How many Muslims were killed in Bhagalpur riots?

Over 1,000 people were killed (around 900 of which were Muslims), and another 50,000 were displaced as a result of the violence.

How many died in Bhagalpur riots?

982 persons
In 1989 Bhagalpur, experienced one of the worst communal riots since Independence. The police and district administration directly connived with the communal forces. 982 persons were killed and 259 seriously injured. Over 1,500 houses were damaged in 195 villages.

What is cauliflower farmer?

You might have read about “Cauliflower” farmer/farming on many Right Wing accounts here& on Instagram lately. Do you know what it means? It refers to Logain Massacre during 1989 Bhagalpur Riots, where 116 Muslims were killed, buried & cauliflower were planted to hide the bodies.

Is gangajal real story?

The Bollywood movie Gangaajal is loosely based on this incident. Amitabh Parashar’s documentary “The Eyes of Darkness” was inspired by this incident, documenting blindings as they continue even today.

Who is KS Dwivedi?

KS Dwivedi, a 1984-batch IPS officer, will take charge from current director general of police Pramod Kumar Thakur on Wednesday. Krishna Swaroop Dwivedi will be the new director general of police (DGP) of Bihar. A 1984 batch IPS officer, Dwivedi will retire on January 31, 2019.

How much is cauliflower per hectare?

A general spacing of between 28 000 and 35 000 plants per hectare is recommended. The following points should be kept in mind when transplanting cauliflower seedlings. Firstly the seedlings must be transplanted and watered as soon as possible after delivery from the nursery.

How long does it take for cauliflower head to grow?

about 50 to 100 days
Plants are usually ready to harvest in about 50 to 100 days, depending on variety, or 7 to 12 days after blanching. When the heads are compact, white, and firm, then it is time to harvest them. Ideally, the heads will grow to 6 to 8 inches in diameter. Cut the heads off the plant with a large knife.

Which is the deadliest riots in India?

Top 10 Biggest and Deadliest Riots in India: Their Death Toll and How They Started

  • Moradabad Riots of 1980.
  • Anti-Sikh Riots of 1984.
  • Bhagalpur Riots of 1989.
  • Kashmir Riots of 1989.
  • Bombay Riots of 1992-93.
  • Gujarat Riots of 2002.
  • Aligarh Riots of 2006.
  • Muzaffarnagar Riots of 2013.

Who is the actress in gangajal?

Gracy SinghAnuradha
Manyata DuttSinger, DancerKranti RedkarPayal SrivastavaRabidas

What was the cause of Bhagalpur riots in 1989?

Two months before the riots, between 12 and 22 August 1989 on the occasion of Muharram and Bisheri Puja, communal passions were already running high in Bhagalpur, which had a history of communal clashes. However, the immediate trigger of the Bhagalpur riots was the five-day Ramshila programme of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).

How many bodies were dumped in Parbatti well in Bhagalpur?

In August 1989, there were tensions during Bisheri Puja and Muharram celebrations in Bhagalpur town. Then the rumours started, of 200 Hindu bodies dumped in a well in Parbatti, an area in Bhagalpur town.

Are there any Muslims still living in Bhagalpur?

Jalebi Khatoon is part of the only Muslim family still living in Logain and says she had married during the 1946 partition riots of Bhagalpur. Even today there are conflicts with her neighbours over land and property.

How did Bhagalpur 1989 left a memory trace in Bihar?

So the violence of 1989 seemed to fade from the larger politics of the state and beyond. But it left a memory trace that showed in the politics of the next two decades. Some parties mined this to perfection in Bhagalpur, others lost out. For the Congress, which presided over the violence, it was curtains in Bihar.

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