Bloodstains in temple, carcass in graveyard and processions of hatehttps://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/bloodstains-in-temple-carcass-in-graveyard-and-processions-of-hate/

Bloodstains in temple, carcass in graveyard and processions of hate

A select list of incidents from police records in Bihar where parts of animals in places of worship and religious processions sparked communal tension:

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A graveyard at Silaon, Nalanda, where a dispute dating back to 1932 resurfaced in January 2015.

ANIMAL PARTS IN TEMPLES, MOSQUES

Aug 14, 2013, Sathi PS, Bettiah: Carcass of a pig found in a Muslim graveyard.

Aug 14, 2013, Dhaka PS, Motihari: Pig carcass found in Muslim graveyard.

Dec 10, 2013, Naubatpur PS, Patna: Hanuman idol found garlanded with pieces of beef.

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Mar 3, 2014, Town PS, Kishanganj: Bloodstains of bovine animal in the vicinity of Kali temple.

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Mar 16, 2014, Chandauti PS, Gaya: Burning pieces of unknown object thrown inside the premises of mosque by motorcyclists.

Aug 23, 2014, Bhabhua PS, Kaimur: Bloodstained feathers of fowl thrown inside the premises of a temple.

Oct 6, 2014, Town PS, Kishanganj: On Bakrid, a piece from a cow’s leg found near Uttarpali Kali temple.

Oct 10, 2014, Khijarsarai PS, Gaya: Bone of bovine animal thrown at the doorstep of Hanuman temple.

Nov 30, 2014, Bahadurganj PS, Kishanganj: Head of dead cow found behind a temple.

Apr 1, 2015, Sheikpura: Piece of beef found in Shiva temple.

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VANDALISM of PLACES OF WORSHIP

Feb 9, 2014, Chainpur PS, Kaimur: Clothes of Hindu goddess removed and placed outside the temple.

Mar 12-13, 2014, Khijarsarai PS, Gaya: Female deity and shivling damaged.

June 5, 2014, Karpi PS, Arwal: Boundary wall of idgah damaged.

Oct 25, 2014, Barari PS, Katihar: Kali temple in Rajapakar vandalised.

Nov 3-4, 2014, Mehasi PS, Motihari: Hanuman idol damaged, stone-pelting between two communities during tazia procession.

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Nov 3, 2014, Lodipur, Bhagalpur: Goddess Kali temple vandalised.

Nov 4, 2014, Kudhani PS, Muzaffarpur: Tension after Hindus accuse Muslims of damaging Hanuman idols.

Nov 4-5, 2014, Pakribaran PS, Nawada: Stone-pelting between groups after Hanuman idol is partially damaged.

Nov 10-11, 2014, Bariyarpur PS, Munger: Idols of Ram-Laxman and Hanuman damaged.

Nov 11, 2014, Durgawati PS, Kaimur: Statue of Shiva temple stolen.

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PROVOCATIVE PROCESSIONS

Feb 5, 2014, Mahishi PS, Saharsa: Stone-pelting between the two communities over Saraswati idol immersion procession.

March 2, 2014, Pakribarawan PS, Nawada: Shivaratri procession leads  to communal clashes over diversion of predetermined route.

Sept 7, 2014, Badhariya PS, Siwan: Tension after Mahaviri Akhada procession passes in front of mosque in Chainchapra village at the time of namaz.

Sept 18, 2014, Kajraili PS, Bhagalpur: Immersion procession of Vishwakarma idol is opposed by Muslims as it passes through Kajrali village.

Sept 19, 2014, Manigachhi PS, Darbhanga: Clashes after stones are pelted at Vishwakarma procession.

Oct 6, 2014, Uchkagaon PS, Gopalganj: Unknown people pelt stones at Mahaviri Akhada procession as it passes by Nawada Parsauni mosque, triggering clashes.

Oct 25, 2014, Sahar PS, Bhojpur: Immersion procession of Goddess Lakshmi stopped in Sahar Bazar.

Nov 4, 2014, Jainagar PS, Madhubani: Stone-pelting over tazia procession route.

Nov 4, 2014, Sindhwalia PS, Gopalganj: Immersion procession of Goddess Durga opposed by Muslims.

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Nov 15, 2014, Nanpur PS, Sitamarhi: Stones pelted at Mahaviri Jhanda procession in Pokhra village.

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