Meerut: Communal tension prevailed at Gangnauli village in Baghpat district after some youths attacked some members of the minority community on Holi day.
Trouble started when a few local youths threw gulal (colour) on members of the minority community while they were returning from a mosque.This led to a heated argument between two groups and soon turned violent.
The incident occurred on Thursday when a few drunk youths passing through a Muslim locality threw colour on members of the other community, which led to a ruckus.
An FIR has been filed and a force deployed.According to one of the victims, Farhan, 18, “We were returning from mosque after offering namaz when a group of 20 men began throwing colour on us.
Those injured were given immediate first aid and they have been discharged.”
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