Meerut41 min ago
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The people of the Jat community were continuously demanding for widening the road.
People of Jat and Dalit (Jatav) community came face-to-face in Meerut’s Sardhana area over a road dispute. During the ethnic conflict, there was a lot of altercation between the two sides. After the argument escalated, the fighting started. Immediately people opened fire. In which one person died due to bullet injury.
4 people injured in the fight
In Pohalli village of Sardhana police station area, there is a dispute going on between Ravish (Jat) and Chhotu (Dalit) for ten days over the road. The people of the Jat fraternity are continuously demanding to widen the road. On the other hand, the people of Dalit side are opposing it. On Wednesday, people from both the sides came face to face. After which there was a fierce fight between them. During this aerial firing was also done. 4 people were injured in the fight. During this, Tilakram’s son Suresh (35) died. He was from Bania caste.
Police started investigation of the case
SP Dehat Keshav Kumar said that the dispute of the road has been told between both the parties. Both sides have accused each other of assault and firing. One person has died due to bullet injuries. Four other people were injured in the fight. The incident is being investigated.
Sardhana is very sensitive for Bakrid
Sardhana area of Meerut is the assembly constituency of BJP’s fire brand MLA Sangeet Som. Apart from Sardhana, many villages of Meerut have been kept in the category of sensitive in view of Bakrid. SP countryside and CO Sardhana himself are present in the town since morning. Despite this, there was a caste conflict in Pohalli village of Sardhana police station area. One person died of bullet injuries. Questions are also being raised about the law and order in this regard.