Tension in Hindu-Muslim community in Leicester city, Indian High Commission demands action

Hindu Muslim Clash In Leicester: There is a situation of tension in Leicester city of Britain due to clashes between Hindu-Muslim community. In view of the tense situation, the Indian High Commission in London has issued a statement. In the statement, the Indian High Commission said, "We strongly condemn the violence against the Indian community in Leicester and the vandalism of Hindu religious complexes and symbols."

In addition, the Indian High Commission said, "We have strongly taken up this matter with the UK authorities and have called for immediate action against those involved in these attacks. We call upon the authorities to provide protection to those affected."

Press Release: High Commission of India, London condemns the violence in Leicester. @MIB_India pic.twitter.com/acrW3kHsTl

— India in the UK (@HCI_London) September 19, 2022

What’s the whole matter?

Tensions have been reported 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 UK-based media publication Leicester Mercury, these incidents led to a clash in Melton Road, Belgrave, due to which 27 people have been arrested so far.

Police added, “Violence And after receiving complaints about many incidents of sabotage, investigation is being done. 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 appeal for peace

Leicestershire Police call on local community leaders in the area to restore peace through dialogue Is. Police said violence or disorder would not be tolerated in the city. Police said, “We have called upon the people to stay away from the area as long as the police action is on.”

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