A curfew was imposed in Kawardha city of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday after violence broke out throughout a rally taken out by right-wing outfits and attended by a BJP MP, main the police to resort to lathicharge to regulate the scenario, officers mentioned.

In response to the officers, some policemen sustained minor accidents whereas dispersing a mob which pelted stones at homes and retailers and ransacked some automobiles.

No civilian was injured and round 40 individuals have been detained after the incident, the officers mentioned.

They mentioned no permission was given by the administration for the rally which was taken out two days after a conflict broke out between individuals belonging to 2 communities over removing of spiritual flags from a thoroughfare within the city, the headquarters of Kabirdham district situated round 126 km from state capital Raipur.

The curfew was imposed at round 11:30 am as quickly because the violence broke out throughout the rally taken out by right-wing organisations however inside half an hour, the scenario was introduced beneath management, Kabirdham Collector Ramesh Sharma mentioned.

As quickly because the rally entered areas inhabited largely by individuals belonging to a different group, it turned violent. The mob pelted stones at homes and retailers and ransacked automobiles parked on the street, he mentioned.

Miscreants tried to enter some homes however they have been prevented by police personnel who have been deployed in giant numbers in view of the prohibitory orders imposed within the city, the officer mentioned.

Social media is crammed with visuals from the bottom with individuals criticising the occasion and the miscreants. Criticism can be pouring in for CM Bhupesh Baghel.

This is what individuals are saying. Take a look. (Set off warning: violence)

With inputs from PTI.

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