Highlights

  • Residents carry out a peace march in Delhi's Jahangirpuri
  • Police allowed 50 people to take part in the 'tiranga' march
  • Heavy security deployment during the march

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There was a heavy deployment of police officials, along with the Central Reserve Police Force and Rapid Action Force personnel, to maintain the law and order situation during the rally.

Hindus and Muslims on Sunday together took out a ‘Tiranga Yatra’ in Jahangirpuri’s C block – the epicentre of the April 16 clashes – giving a message of peace and harmony.

The rally 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.

Waving Indian flags, 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 those that participated in the event.

There was a heavy deployment of police officials, along with the Central Reserve Police Force and Rapid Action Force personnel, to maintain the law and order situation during the rally. They were armed with teargas guns, and drones were used for surveillance.

Also watch: Jahangirpuri violence: CCTVs installed; Delhi police set up temporary monitoring station

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

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