Targeting Hindu festivals not sporadic, but well planned events: Intel


New Delhi, Apr 20: The violence that broke out during Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti are a cocktail of several factors. While the radical elements behind the violence need to probed, the agencies are also not ruling out the possibility of an external hand in these cases as has been seen in the past.

In this backdrop a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed by advocate Vineet Jindal alleging a conspiracy against the Hindu comment. He urged the Supreme Court to order an impartial probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Clashes broke out in Jahangir Puri Delhi on April 16 on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti celebration and before that even during Ram Navami celebrations in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Madhya Pradesh and in JNU campus during peaceful processions and celebration, the devotees were attacked, the petition said.

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