Essay

Story of two riots

Print edition : November 01, 2013

Government House at Parel. From a sketch by Sir Henry Darell, Bt. Lithographed by Messrs. Day and Son. Photo: cd gdfhd ghdf ghf

From a plan by William Nicholson, Master of His Majesty's Ship Elizabeth. Photo: dx safdafdfdaf

In 19th century Bombay, Parsis and Muslims fought each other on the streets on two separate occasions but eventually buried the hatchet and moved on. In 2013, we are still grappling with the problem of devising measures to prevent riots.
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