The situation in Moradabad district continues to be tense on Saturday as state BJP unit members led by MLA Sangeet Som have planned a protest in the area against SSP Dharamvir, who held the party responsible for stoking communal tension in Kanth.
State BJP on Wednesday said that it would soon hold state-wide dharnas, to protest against the alleged police atrocities against its party leaders and workers during a recent incidence of violence in Kanth area of Moradabad district.
A row erupted over the use of loudspeaker at a religious place in Rampur where members of two communities pelted stones at each other and opened fire in the air before agreeing to an amicable solution.
A BJP member in Lok Sabha on Friday raised the issue of a recent clash over use of loudspeakers in a temple in an Uttar Pradesh town, leading to a war of words with the sole member of Samajwadi Party present in the House.
BJP on Monday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government was acting in a "discriminatory" manner in handling the situation in Kanth area of Moradabad and senior police officers were acting like "Samajwadi Party workers".
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday slammed Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Ahmed Hasan`s comment that the BJP leaders would be slapped with the National Security Act (NSA) over last week`s violence in Moradabad.
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought a report from Uttar Pradesh government on the violence which erupted in Moradabad district.
Shortly after Muzaffarnagar riots accused MLA Sangeet Som was barred from entering Moradabad by the administration, a Bharatiya Janata Party team including party MLA Suresh Rana arrived in the district on Sunday.