Muslims death toll from three days of mob violence in Indian Capital during US President Donald Trump’s visit rose to 20 on Wednesday.
AP reported that Muslims death toll from three days of mob violence in Indian Capital during US President Donald Trump’s visit rose to 20.
clashes between Hindu mobs and Muslims protesting a contentious new citizenship law that fast-tracks naturalization for foreign-born religious minorities of all major faiths in South Asia except Islam escalated.
Many of the injured were treated, casting a shadow over Trump’s flamboyant first state visit to India.
Mobs wielding iron rods, bricks and bamboo sticks and attacked the homes of Muslims amid chants of “Jai Shri Ram,”
After forcing inside the homes, they went on a rampage and started beating people and breaking household items,
Hunderds of the protesters have been injured in the clashes
India has been rocked by violence since Parliament approved the citizenship law in December.
Opponents have said the country is moving toward a religious citizenship test, but Trump, in keeping with his tendency not to criticize the leaders of countries he has visited, declined to comment on it.
Authorities shut schools in the violence-hit areas.
A mosque in Ashok Nagar, in Indian Capital Dehli has been set on fire by Hindutva terror forces.
A video footage went viral on social media in which a mob of young men climbing on top of the mosque’s minaret.
US President Donald Trump said that the United States has “a very good relation” with Pakistan.
Donald Trump addressed a packed rally in Ahmedabad. He hoped to decreased tensions in the regions.
Donald Trump said, “US and India are committed to stopping terrorists and fight their ideology. For this reason, since taking office, my administration is working in a very positive way with Pakistan to crack down on terrorist organizations and militants which operate on the Pakistani border,”
More than 100,000 people present at the cricket stadium. Donald Trump got a warm welcome in India upon arrival, including soldiers coming on camels, playing Bollywood songs, etc.