Police and riot control force was deployed in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri ahead of a large Ram Navami procession.
The procession had sought permission to hold a ‘Shree Ram Bhagwan Pratima Yatra‘ in North-West Delhi’s Jahangirpuri, which was rocked by violence during a religious procession last year.
Police had yesterday denied the group’s request to hold a 5 kilometre rally in the area, asking for celebrations to be restricted to a park.
The clashes in the are on April 16 last year left eight police personnel and a local resident injured.
According to the police, there was stone throwing and arson during the clashes and some vehicles were also torched.
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