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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar allots fund for restoration of mosques hit by Ram Navami violence

While Supreme Court On Friday Will Hear The Century-old Babri Masjid-Ram Temple Case, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Allotted Fund For Restoration Of Riot-hit Gudri Mosque And Jiaul-Ulum Madrassa, Situated In Samastipur City Of The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 06 Apr 2018, 12:17:26 PM
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar allots fund for restoration of riot-hit mosques (File Photo)

New Delhi:

While Supreme Court on Friday will hear the century-old Babri Masjid-Ram Temple matter, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar allotted fund for restoration of riot-hit Gudri mosque and Jiaul-Ulum Madrassa, situated in Samastipur city of the state.

"Bihar CM Nitish Kumar allotted fund of more than Rs 2 Lakh for repairing Gudri mosque and Jiaul-Ulum Madrassa which were damaged in the violence in Samastipur, funds also allotted for violence-affected people in Nawada and Aurangabad," the news agency ANI reported.

The Bihar government has allotted over Rs 2 lakh for the repairing of both the infrastructure, damaged in the recent communal clash.

There are also reports that the government has released an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh for the people, affected during Ram Navami violence in Aurangabad. Similar arrangement of Rs 8.5 lakh has also been announced to compensate six affected people in Nawada district.

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A massive clash broke out between two communities in Bhagalpur and Aurangabad during a Ram Navami procession after a group of unknown miscreants vandalised a Hanuman idol in Nawada. 

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First Published : 06 Apr 2018, 11:32:51 AM