Hundreds of people gathered at Delhi’s iconic Jama Masjid on Friday demanding the arrest of BJP’s now-suspended spokesperson Nupur Sharma
Protests erupted in several cities across India on Friday over the Prophet remark controversy.
In some places like Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi, the crowd began pelting stones.
Here’s a look at the situation in places where demonstrations are taking place:
Delhi: Hundreds of people gathered at Delhi’s iconic Jama Masjid on Friday. They demanded the arrest of Nupur Sharma who was suspended as the BJP spokesperson for her controversial remarks on the Prophet Muhammad during a TV debate last month.
Uttar Pradesh: Protests broke out at several places including Prayagraj after Friday prayers.
Sloganeering took place in Saharanpur, Moradabad, Rampur, and Lucknow, News18 quoted a senior police official as saying.
#WATCH | Uttar Pradesh: Protests over controversial remarks of suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma & expelled BJP leader Naveen Kumar Jindal that erupted earlier today, turn violent in Prayagraj. pic.twitter.com/eQKk9yDS86
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) June 10, 2022
Ranchi: The situation became particularly tense in Ranchi where the crowd pelted stones.
With inputs from agencies
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