Jamshedpur : Jharkhand State Minorities Commission (JSMC) has asked the East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amitabh Kaushal and senior superintendent of police Anoop T. Mathew to submit a joint report within three-four days on the July 20 communal violence up in different part of city.
Chairman of Jharkhand State Minorities Commission Shahid Akhtar who was in the city along with four other team members comprising vice-chairman Yakoob Ansari, Sardar Shailendra Singh (who is also East Singhbhum district in-charge) and Rafiq Anwar speaking to media after holding meeting with East Singhbhum district administration and affected persons in the communal violence at Circuit House today said that after studying the report of the deputy commissioner and SSP they would be drafting their final report and submitting to the state government and also to the national commission for minorities.
The commission also praised the administration for controlling the situation and not letting it flare up further.
Notably, the trouble took place between the two communities in Mango on July 20 night when three bike-borne youths shot in the air at Mango’s Gandhi Maidan where a fair, part of Id celebration, was on, allegedly tried to molest two girls near the Payal Cinema and then flashed firearms before residents of nearby Daiguttu locality.
All educational institutions had also remained closed on July 22, 23 and 24 on the direction of the District Commissioner following communal tension after two communities clashed and subsequent imposition of prohibition orders in Jamshedpur.