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.

How many riots were there in India after independence?

List of riots in India

Name Year Deaths
1980 Moradabad riots August 1980 400
Nellie massacre February 1983 2,191 (Unofficial Toll 10,000+)
1984 Bhiwandi riot May 1984 278
1984 anti-Sikh riots 31 October 1984 − 3 November 1984 3,350-17,000

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.

Which riots were broke out in 1976?

The June 16 1976 Uprising that began in Soweto and spread countrywide profoundly changed the socio-political landscape in South Africa. Events that triggered the uprising can be traced back to policies of the Apartheid government that resulted in the introduction of the Bantu Education Act in 1953.

What riots happened in 2020?


  • 1.1 Ahmaud Arbery protests, May 8, 2020.
  • 1.2 NFAC protests, May 12, 2020.
  • 1.3 Breonna Taylor protests, May 26, 2020; jury verdict protests, September 23, 2020.
  • 1.4 George Floyd protests, May 26, 2020–ongoing.
  • 1.5 George Floyd Square occupied protest, May 26, 2020 – June 20, 2021.

Is Gangaajal hit or flop?

BO verdict: Flop. Cast: Manoj Bajpai, Rajkummar Rao, Ashish Vidyarthi. Director: Hansal Mehta. BO verdict: Flop.

What is gangajal used for?

From ancient traditions, Gangajal (Ganga water) is used for religious and auspicious works. Whether it’s a birth of a child or death of a person, everyone is purified with Gangajal.

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