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Jodhpur clash: 'Govt is protecting criminals,' says Union minister Gajendra S Shekhawat

The law and order situation is in disarray in Rajasthan, said Union minister and Jodhpur MP Gajendra S Shekhawat on Jodhpur clashes.
 

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New Delhi: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday (May 3, 2022) appealed to everyone to maintain peace after communal tension broke out in Jodhpur. The Congress leader said that everyone should understand that "we've to maintain brotherhood".

"I want to appeal to people to maintain peace. This type of tension is not good for the people of Jodhpur. Everyone should understand that we've to maintain brotherhood," Gehlot said.

He added that he has instructed police to deal with anti-social elements strictly.

Gehlot, who turned 71 on Tuesday, has skipped his birthday celebrations and has called a high-level security meeting in view of clashes in Jodhpur.

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03 May 2022
16:13 PM

The law and order situation is in disarray in Rajasthan: Union minister and Jodhpur MP Gajendra S Shekhawat on Jodhpur clashes (ANI)
 

16:11 PM

Arjun Ram Meghwal, BJP MP from Bikaner in Rajasthan, targeted the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in the state over the violent clashes. Meghwal said, "Chief Minister should take responsibility of the violent incident and resign immediately because he also holds the home ministry portfolio in the state." "BJP will soon start agitation," the Lok Sabha MP added. (ANI)

14:44 PM

Udai Mandir, Nagori Gate, Khanda Phalsa, Pratap Nagar, Dev Nagar, Soor Sagar and Sardarpura are among the police stations limits where the curfew has been imposed until May 4 midnight.
 

14:29 PM

Ashok Gehlot holds a high-level meeting.

 

14:28 PM

In view of clashes in Jodhpur, the district administration has imposed a curfew from today (1 pm) till May 4 midnight. 
 

13:24 PM

Rajasthan Police detains three persons in connection with the Jodhpur clash that took place earlier today, reports ANI news agency.

13:18 PM

Gajendra Shekhawat has reached the Jalori Gate in Jodhpur and is staging a sit-in protest against the stone-pelting incident. 

13:13 PM

Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will visit the Jalori Gate area in Jodhpur where the clashes broke out early morning today. He is the Lok Sabha MP from Jodhpur.

13:12 PM

Ashok Gehlot, who turned 71 today, has also skipped his birthday celebrations after communal tension broke out in Jodhpur and led to stone-pelting. Five policemen were injured in the incident that took place past midnight, hours before Eid.

In the wake of clashes in Jodhpur, Gehlot has called a high-level security meeting with Rajasthan DGP and other officials regarding the law and order situation in the state.

13:07 PM

'Maintain brotherhood', says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot after clashes in Jodhpur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed to everyone to maintain peace after communal tension broke out in Jodhpur. The Congress leader said that everyone should understand that "we've to maintain brotherhood". 

"I want to appeal to people to maintain peace. This type of tension is not good for the people of Jodhpur. Everyone should understand that we've to maintain brotherhood," Gehlot said.

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