TMC member raises Gujarat communal violence issue in Lok Sabha
The issue of communal violence in a village of Gujarat was raised in the Lok Sabha by a Trinamool Congress member who termed it as "worrisome" since the incident has taken place in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state.
Saugata Roy said the violence took place in Pattan district, just 100 kms from Ahmedabad, and that those involved in the clashes must be identified and punished.
"It is worrisome that the incidents have taken place in the Prime Minister's home state," he said.
One person had died and six others sustained severe injuries after violence broke out following a minor fight between two students of different communities on Saturday over a petty issue.Some vehicles and a few houses were also set on fire.
Thirteen persons have been arrested in connection with the violence at Vadavali.