Objectionable comments on Facebook spark communal tension

The violence in Dungarpur town was a sequel to last night's tension in Udaipur over the comment on Facebook.

Protesting the comments, members of the community had last night held demonstration in Mukherjee Chowk area in Udaipur near Masjid Chudigaran and burnt tyres.

In Dungarpur, the community members this morning took out a silent rally which turned violent when a youth driving a motorcycle entered the crowd.

The agitators beat up the youth and pelted stones at shops and damaged public property.

The situation was brought under control after police reached the spot and pacified the agitators assuring action against those involved in the incident, IGP Govind Gupta said.

The agitators also submitted a memorandum to district collectorate of Dungarpur protesting against the objectionable post.

Police said the comments, posted from a fake account, have been removed and investigations are on to nab the culprit.

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