30 injured, shops set on fire in UP communal clash
More than 30 people were injured and a woman lost an eye in a communal clash that broke out in the famous Khichdi Mela of Jahanabad town, 35 km from Kanpur and in Fatehpur district of UP. The violence occurred just an hour before VHP president Praveen Togadia and Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti were scheduled to attend a related event. The disturbance began after members of a right-wing group, armed with swords and saffron flags, took out a procession, calling on people to attend the programme.
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