Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday held a high-level meeting over the situation in violence-hit Sasaram and Bihar Sharif districts.
Nitish Kumar announced ex-gratia Rs 5 lakhs compensation to the kin of all who died during the violence.
He also instructed the Police to remain vigilant to control any sort of situation.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds a high-level meeting over violence in Sasaram and Bihar Sharif, asks police to be on the alert, announces an ex-gratia amount of Rs 5 lakhs for the next of kin of dead. pic.twitter.com/dvZ1kegcbX
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After the violence in Gujarat and Bengal in a wake of the Ramnavami procession, violence, arson, stone pelting and vandalism had taken place in Nalanda and Sasaram and Bihar Sharif districts in Bihar.
Many policemen have been injured in the stone pelting. The administration has imposed section 144 in the violence-affected areas.
Units of Paramilitary forces along with local police companies have been deployed to stop further clashes.
Home Minister Amit Shah, whose scheduled visit to Sasaram was cancelled, called Bihar’s governor to review the situation.
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