Among the lights that enveloped the whole of Delhi in Diwali, a colony did not celebrate the festival as it should have.
In East Delhi, Trilokpuri woke up to the sound of community violence ignited among the ind-Muslim groups of their locality. The stones were targeted by the groups from each other. So, that section 144 had to be imposed in the locality.
Here is a brief summary of why these clashes took place in the first place: –
It is believed that a landfill that was converted into mata ki chownki be the reason behind the protests.
A local has cleared the landfill with the initiative " Swacch Bharat Abhiyan "and created mata ki chownki to be used by Navratras for Block 20.
Muslim groups were frustrated by the fact that the garbage spot was used for Jagrans in their locality.
The group agreed that the Hindu group took permission for 10 days for the spot to be used as a commercial for Jagran but they had been there for more than 41 days.
Ind groups claim that while they were at the desk, Muslim groups started throwing stones from their terrace accompanied by abuse.
The Muslim group, on the other hand, believes exactly the opposite and states that the Hinds have first lost their fresh stones and thrown at them.
The tense calm that had been generated in the resort under section 144 (which forbade people to meet at one point) did not do favors for those who went shopping for necessities for their family.
The prices of the following products that went up in Trilokpuri were the following:
- Milk – Rs. 70 / bag
- Water bottle – Rs. 60
- Potato – Rs. 80 / Kg
- Onions – Rs. 120 / Kg
- Kurkure (small package) – Rs. 15
The devastation so caused in the irreparable location. For anyone who has studied history; Trilokpuri remembered for the atrocious attacks against Sikhs in 1984. The stains of that attack were still seeking justice and these attacks have just added the plight of people living in Trilokpuri.
Here are some images that will make you feel like you are currently living in Trilokpuri.
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