Trains set on fire in India by “Agnipath” Protesters. Many parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have witnessed protests against the new military recruitment policy.
The protest also spread to Bary-controlled Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. Where, at least one person has lost his life and many have got injuries.
An enraged crowd of trains caught fire and fought police in several states over a new military recruitment policy, Agnipath said. . The government defended the plan and called it “transformative.”
Trains Set On Fire In India
Many states such as Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh have witnessed violent unrest over the new scheme.
A 19-year-old Warangal resident has lost his life and more than 15 get injuries in Secunderabad, Telangana. There are violent protest throughout the southern state.
In Bihar, they attacked Deputy Reno Devi’s house in Bettiah in the West Champaran district amid protests against a new recruitment plan triggered a firestorm.
Protests And Violence In India Against New Recruitment Policy
The violence, which began on Wednesday, initially in Bihar. In Uttar Pradesh, a crowd of people entered Balli train station this morning and set fire to a train car. Accordingly, they also seized ownership of the train station before police used force to disperse them.
Protests have also erupted in Varanasi, Firozabad and Amethi, causing damage to government buses and other public property symbols. They set fire on car of the local BJP leader was set on fire in Aligarh.
Moreover, they burnt at least 12 trains and affected more than 300 . While cancelled 214 diverted 11 and 90 did not reach their destination – since Wednesday’s protests, Railways said.
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said: “I urge young people not to give in to violent protests and to jeopardize railway ownership. The railways are nationally owned. “