According to reports, Vadodara on October 2 faced communal tension in the city when people from two communities reportedly clashed during the coinciding Navratri celebrations and Muharram rituals.
The Tazia procession was being undertaken by few local Muslims near Koyali Faliya area of Fatehpura when stone-pelting ensued thus resulting in both the communities to clash into each other.
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“Locals claim that a miscreant hurled a brick at the procession and the misunderstanding led to a clash. However, due to prompt police action and heavy rains simultaneously, the crowds dispersed and the situation was brought under control.”
They though made it clear that it was just a minor clash, not an adverse one.
“The city is peaceful as the police have brought the situation under control. It was not an adverse incident but a minor clash. We are analyzing the CCTV footage to identify the miscreants.”