In an incident following the upcoming Rama Navami, 2023, Hindu Rashtra flags were reportedly hoisted in Darbhanga, Bihar, leading to outrage and concern among local residents. The flags were eventually taken down by the police, who registered a First Information Report (FIR) after a complaint was lodged by the All India Muslim Bedari Karwan.
According to reports, the flags were hoisted in several locations in Darbhanga, including on top of buildings and on the streets. This prompted a response from the All India Muslim Bedari Karwan, a prominent organization that promotes education and awareness among the Muslim community.
Members of the organization lodged a complaint with the local police, stating that the hoisting of the Hindu Rashtra flags was a deliberate attempt to intimidate and threaten the Muslim community. They urged the police to take immediate action to remove the flags and investigate the matter thoroughly.
Following the complaint, the police swiftly took action and removed the flags from the public spaces where they had been hoisted. The authorities also registered an FIR against unknown persons for promoting communal disharmony and disrupting the peace.
Speaking to the media, a senior police official stated that the investigation into the matter was underway and that they were taking all necessary steps to ensure the safety and security of all communities in the area. He urged the public to remain calm and refrain from engaging in any activities that could provoke tension and unrest.
The incident has raised concerns among the local community, who fear that it could lead to further incidents of communal tension and violence. However, the swift action taken by the police has been praised by many, who see it as a positive step towards maintaining law and order in the area.
As of now, there have been no further reports of similar incidents in Darbhanga, and the situation is said to be under control. However, the incident serves as a reminder of the need for tolerance and unity among different communities in the country, and the importance of addressing issues of communalism and hatred in a timely and effective manner.