Hindus, Muslims take out 'Tiranga Yatra' week after Jahangirpuri violence

Updated On Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST
  • The 'Tiranga Yatra' was facilitated by the Delhi Police, who deployed a heavy security in the area. It allowed about 50 people from the two communities to participate in the rally.
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Hindus and Muslims on April 24 took out a ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in the riot-hit Jahangirpuri’s C-Block in Delhi, the epicentre of the April 16 clashes, giving a message of peace and harmony.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

Hindus and Muslims on April 24 took out a ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in the riot-hit Jahangirpuri’s C-Block in Delhi, the epicentre of the April 16 clashes, giving a message of peace and harmony.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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The participants waved the Indian flag and raised slogans, ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram.’(HT Photo/Raj K Raj) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The participants waved the Indian flag and raised slogans, ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram.’(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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Residents of C-Block lined up the streets, while others walked to their windows and balconies to witness the rally. They, too, waved the tricolour and showered flower petals at the participants.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

Residents of C-Block lined up the streets, while others walked to their windows and balconies to witness the rally. They, too, waved the tricolour and showered flower petals at the participants.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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“This rally gives the message of harmony and peace. The members of both communities have showcased that the Tiranga is of utmost priority. They have the given the message that the nation comes first,” DCP North-West Usha Rangnani said.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

“This rally gives the message of harmony and peace. The members of both communities have showcased that the Tiranga is of utmost priority. They have the given the message that the nation comes first,” DCP North-West Usha Rangnani said.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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The rally, which started and culminated at Kushal Chowk, covered nearly a kilometre in and around C-block.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

The rally, which started and culminated at Kushal Chowk, covered nearly a kilometre in and around C-block.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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“We are very happy that such an initiative was taken. This really showcases the true image of Jahangirpuri. Hopefully, this will help restore peace,” a local told news agency PTI.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

“We are very happy that such an initiative was taken. This really showcases the true image of Jahangirpuri. Hopefully, this will help restore peace,” a local told news agency PTI.(HT Photo/Raj K Raj)

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“Today, flower petals were showered from the same place that witnessed stone pelting on the day of the clashes. There was a sense of fear among the people after the April 16 violence. We requested the police to allow us to carry out the Tiranga Yatra so that a message of unity can be sent among the people and the atmosphere of terror can be eliminated,” Indramani Tiwari, the president of the Residents’ Welfare Association said.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

“Today, flower petals were showered from the same place that witnessed stone pelting on the day of the clashes. There was a sense of fear among the people after the April 16 violence. We requested the police to allow us to carry out the Tiranga Yatra so that a message of unity can be sent among the people and the atmosphere of terror can be eliminated,” Indramani Tiwari, the president of the Residents’ Welfare Association said.(PTI)

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DCP Rangnani said that the security deployment is expected to reduce in the coming days. “Some of the deployment has been already removed. As the situation improves further, it will be reduced even more,” she said.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

DCP Rangnani said that the security deployment is expected to reduce in the coming days. “Some of the deployment has been already removed. As the situation improves further, it will be reduced even more,” she said.(PTI)

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Meanwhile, shops in the inner lanes of Block-C have opened for business while those on the main lane remain shut. Vegetable carts and and hawkers were also back to business. The DCP said that the situation is returning to normal.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

Meanwhile, shops in the inner lanes of Block-C have opened for business while those on the main lane remain shut. Vegetable carts and and hawkers were also back to business. The DCP said that the situation is returning to normal.(PTI)

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Clashes broke out between the two communities during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in Jahangirpuri, in which eight police personnel and a local resident were injured.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 25, 2022 12:18 PM IST

Clashes broke out between the two communities during a Hanuman Jayanti procession in Jahangirpuri, in which eight police personnel and a local resident were injured.(PTI)

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