Police firing on Milad procession in Hardoi
Hardoi: A procession taken out on the occasion of ‘Bara Wafaat’ (Miladun Nabi) without obtaining prior permission from the government authorities created tension here. To control the situation police resorted to lathi charge and firing. Nearly two dozen men from Muslims and Hindu communities were arrested. The situation is under control now. The reserve battalions of PAC have also been posted in the entire area.
(Dainik Jagran [Hindi daily] May 4, 2004)
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