Extremist Hindus resort to clashes in Indian Gujrat on eve of Eid Milad Un Nabi

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Extremist Hindus resort to clashes in Indian Gujrat on eve of Eid Milad Un Nabi

NEW DELHI - Communal clashe have been reported in Indian Gujrat on the occasion of Eid Milad Un Nabi.

Four persons were injured and some shops and vehicles were set on fire during a clash between members of two communities at Matar town in Gujarat's Kheda district Tuesday, the police said.

The trigger behind the last night's skirmish was planting of a flag for Wednesday's Eid celebrations.

The incident occurred when activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) objected to some members of the Muslim community trying to plant a religious flag at a particular place in Matar town, a police official said.

Following the incident, the VHP called for a bandh in the town Wednesday.