Hindu Muslim Clash In Leicester: There is a situation of tension due to clashes between Hindu-Muslim community in Leicester city of Britain. In view of the tense situation, the Indian High Commission in London has issued a statement. In a statement, the Indian High Commission said, “We strongly condemn the violence against the Indian community in Leicester and the vandalism of the premises and symbols of Hinduism.”
Apart from this, the Indian High Commission said, “We have strongly taken up this matter with the UK authorities and have demanded immediate action against those involved in these attacks. We call on the authorities to provide protection to those affected.” “
— India in the UK (@HCI_London) September 19, 2022
What is the whole matter after all?
There are reports of tension between Hindu and Muslim communities in Leicester, England. According to reports, there has been tension and conflict between the two communities since the August 28 match of the Asia Cup. India defeated Pakistan in this match. After this incidents of violence and sabotage were carried out in the area. According to the Leicester Mercury, a UK-based media publication, clashes broke out in Melton Road, Belgrave, following these incidents, due to which 27 people have been arrested so far.
Police further said, “Investigation is being done after receiving complaints about several incidents of violence and sabotage. We are aware of a video in which a man is seen pulling down a flag outside a religious building on Melton Road in Leicester. It seems to have been carried out when the police officers were dealing with the chaos in the area. This incident will be investigated.”
Police appealed to maintain peace
Leicestershire Police have called for dialogue with local community leaders in the area to restore peace. Police said violence or disorder would not be tolerated in the city. “We have called upon the people to stay away from the area as long as the police action is on,” the police said.