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Madrasa students beaten up in Delhi for not saying Bharat Mata Ki Jai

A 17-year-old Muslim boy sustained a fracture and two of his fellow Madrasa students were injured after they were allegedly thrashed by a group of men for refusing to chant ‘Jai Mata Ki’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ at a park in Outer Delhi’s Begampur area.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2016 12:04 PM IST

A 17-year-old Muslim boy sustained a fracture and two of his fellow Madrasa students were injured after they were allegedly thrashed by a group of men for refusing to chant ‘Jai Mata Ki’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ at a park in Outer Delhi’s Begampur area.

The men who beat up the boys have not been identified, however, a case in the matter has been registered and the police are looking into the matter.

The injured, Dilkash, Ajmal and Naeem, were discharged after treatment.

Watch | Madrassa students thrashed for not saying ‘Bharat Mata ki jai’

In his statement to the police, Dilkash told the police that he along with his friends were taking a stroll in the park when five men came and hit them from behind. They started abusing and ordered them to to chant Bharat Mata ki Jai. When they refused to comply the men started beating them up.

The boys claimed that they managed to save themselves and ran back to the mosque, where they study in a madrasa.

They then informed the police. The police are investigating the case.

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