Chhattisgarh Mob Lynching

On the night of June 6, two people, Tahseen Qureshi and Chand Mian were killed and another person was seriously injured in an incident of by mob lynching of cattle traders in Aarang tehsil of Chhattisgarh’s Raipur district.

Condemning the increasing violence and attempts towards communal polarisation in the state, the CPI(ML) said that ever since the BJP government has come to power in Chhattisgarh the hands of criminal and right-wing goons has been strengthened.

CPI(ML) Liberation, Chhattisgarh Unit and CPI also sent a memorandum to the Chief Minister on 11 June. In the memorandum, the party called for a judicial inquiry to ensure justice. The party also demanded that the dependents of the deceased be given a compensation of Rs 50 lakh and the injured person be given Rs 20 lakh and proper arrangements be made for the treatment of the injured person.