Bulandshahr violence

Botched game plan

Print edition : January 04, 2019

Cars set ablaze by a mob protesting against alleged clow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district on December 3. Photo: PTI

The charred vehicle in which Subodh Singh was fatally attacked, near the Chingravati police post in Bulandshahr. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh. An undated photograph. Photo: PTI

The family of Subodh Kumar Singh with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on December 6. Photo: PTI

The gathering on the last day of the Ijtema at Dariyapur near National Highway 91 in Bulandshahr. The violence started when the congregation was about to disperse. Photo: PTI

The Bulandshahr violence in Uttar Pradesh, in which a police officer was killed, suggests that the politics of communal polarisation through violence and rioting was at play behind the incident.
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