Alleging inaction on the part of Gujarat government in reining in "anti-social" elements thriving on illegal shrimp farming in Bharuch district which was hit by communal clashes, around 200 members of BJP from Hansot and Ankleshwar talukas have resigned from the party.
Union Minister of state for tribal affairs and Bharuch MP Mansukhbhai Vasava on Friday said the police were "careless" and failed to prevent the recent communal clashes in Hansot town in Gujarat in which two people died.
A day after two persons were killed and at least ten others were injured in clashes between two communities in and around Hansot town of Bharuch district, police on Thursday registered five separate FIRs for murder and rioting but no arrests have been made .
Cleaning and relief operations were underway at various villages of Bharuch district and parts of the old city after flood waters began receding quickly, a senior district official said here on Tuesday.
With water in Narmada dam flowing at 130.64 metre level following heavy rains in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, the administrations in south Gujarat districts of Bharuch, Narmada have shifted more than 5,000 people to safer places.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi distributed Rs 13.88 crore among beneficiaries of various
schemes in Bharuch district during "Garib Kalyan Mela", a poor
welfare scheme to mark Modi`s 3000 days in power.