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Almost 100 to 150 people attacked me: Victim recalls Kasganj horror

ANI
Published : Jan 31, 2018, 8:14 am IST
Updated : Jan 31, 2018, 8:38 am IST

One person, identified as Chandan Gupta, died and two others were injured in the Kasganj violence that broke out on Jan 26.

The clash broke out after an unauthorised bike rally was taken out by RSS-affiliated students' group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the city to commemorate the Republic Day and allegedly stones were pelted at them during the roadshow. (Photo: ANI)
 The clash broke out after an unauthorised bike rally was taken out by RSS-affiliated students' group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the city to commemorate the Republic Day and allegedly stones were pelted at them during the roadshow. (Photo: ANI)

Aligarh: Akram, one of the victims of Kasganj clashes on Tuesday said that over 100 to 150 people attacked him while he was passing through the area.

"I was passing through Kasganj towards Aligarh to meet my wife who was expecting, but suddenly 100-150 people attacked me. Some people from the crowd were angels who managed to save me from others and let me go. I have forgiven everyone," the victim explained.

Read: Kasganj violence: 112 arrested following clashes over Republic day celebrations

Earlier on Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath assured stringent action against the perpetrators of Kasganj violence which claimed one life and left two injured.

Read: Kasganj violence: Adityanath promises 'strict action' against involved

One person, identified as Chandan Gupta, died and two others were injured in the Kasganj violence that broke out on Jan 26.

The clash broke out after an unauthorised bike rally was taken out by RSS-affiliated students' group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in the city to commemorate the Republic Day and allegedly stones were pelted at them during the roadshow.  

Also Read: Rahul Upadhyay, whose death intensified Kasganj clashes, alive: UP Police

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Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh