Prophet Row: Protests In Several Parts Of Country; Two Dead In Ranchi

Visuals From Prayagraj (ANI)

New Delhi: Several parts of the country witnessed violent protests and processions throughout the day on Friday against the inflammatory comments made by the BJP leaders earlier this week.


  • The fresh clash broke out between protesters and police at Panchla Bazaar in Howrah, West Bengal
  • Jharkhand: Ranchi district administration extends internet suspension till Sunday, June 12 morning
  • Two people died during the violent protest that erupted in Ranchi after Friday prayers
  • A total of 136 accused have been arrested till now in the wake of protests in the state today; 45 from Saharanpur, 37 from Prayagraj, 20 from Hathras, 7 from Moradabad, 4 from Ferozabad, & 23 from Ambedkarnagar.
  • Police shut Internet Service in Howrah till June 13th to stop the spread of misinformation amid protests and incidents of violence.
  • Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari writes a letter to Governor of Bengal Jagdeep requesting him to “call in & deploy Indian Army or Paramilitary forces to control this horrible situation at the earliest & save the life & valuable assets of people as soon as possible”.
  • Curfew was imposed in Ranchi after protestors started torching vehicles and vandalizing property in different parts of the city. Incidents of stone-pelting were also reported.
  • Ranchi DIG in a statement said that the situation was tense but is now under control. Security deployment has been ramped up in several parts.
  • A huge crowd gathered in Howrah (West Bengal) demanding the arrest of Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal. Protestors torched cars and blocked traffic towards Kona Expressway and Domjur.
  • Maharashtra witnessed a protest in Mumbai where women came out demanding the arrest of Nupur Sharma.
  • Prayagraj witnessed incidents of stone-pelting and clashes between protestors and police.
  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered strict action against people trying to disrupt the law and order situation.
  • After a massive protest in Jama Masjid earlier today, police have identified some of the ‘miscreants’ behind the Jama Masjid’s protest.


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