27 July-2014, Indilens Web Team: Three people killed in violent clashes between Sikhs and Muslims in Saharanpur. Both the community set few shops ablaze. More than a dozen policemen are injured in the clashes. Sources said Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who assured him that the situation will be controlled soon.
“Around 600 paramilitary force personnel have been sent to Uttar Pradesh by the Central government to maintain law and order situation in the state in the wake of violence in Saharanpur. The decision to sent the paramilitary forces was taken after Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, official sources said,” reported DNA.
Clashes also erupted the Saharanpur national highway that connects Ambala.