Breaking News: Acid Attack on Ganpati Visarjan Yatra in Motihari, Bihar

In a horrifying act of violence, mischievous elements unleashed chaos during the Ganpati Visarjan Yatra near Madhuban Chhawani Chowk in Motihari district of Bihar on Friday evening.

This shocking incident, which transpired on September 28, 2023, in a bustling area of Motihari city, has left the Hindu community outraged, with three participants sustaining burn injuries.

The Ganpati Visarjan Yatra had been proceeding peacefully, with devotees accompanying the Ganpati idol that was installed in Motihari. However, when the procession reached Madhuban Chhawani Chowk from Dwardevi Chowk in Motihari, a group of unidentified miscreants hurled acid at the participants, inflicting severe burns on three individuals.

The injured were swiftly transported to private hospitals for immediate medical attention, where they are receiving treatment for their injuries. This brazen act of violence has triggered an outpouring of anger and frustration among the Yatra participants and the broader Hindu community. They are demanding the rapid identification and apprehension of those responsible for this horrifying attack.

Law enforcement authorities arrived at the scene promptly and discovered traces of acid on the road, indicating the gravity of the incident. Investigators are meticulously reviewing nearby CCTV footage in their determined effort to identify and bring the culprits to justice.

In the aftermath of this traumatic event, the area has been gripped by tension, although the presence of a substantial police force and the intervention of local Hindu leaders have helped maintain relative peace. Ultimately, the Ganesh idol was immersed in the presence of vigilant police personnel.

As the investigation unfolds, the entire nation watches closely, hoping for swift action against those responsible for this heinous act that marred what should have been a joyous and sacred occasion. The search for justice and the healing of the community’s wounds remain paramount as Bihar grapples with this tragic event.


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