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September 11, 1980, Forty Years Ago: Strife in Moradabad

This is the front page of The Indian Express published on September 11, 1980.

By: Editorial | September 11, 2020 1:20:38 am
The Indian Express, Indian Express editorial, Indian Express column, Indian Express archiveThis is the front page of The Indian Express published on September 11, 1980.

Violence erupted on a large scale in Moradabad town. The police had to open fire at two places and day curfew had to be re-imposed. According to Home Secretary S D Srivastava, five persons were killed and a dozen injured. He said two persons were killed and a dozen injured in police firing in Barah Dari locality where a police party was attacked with acid filled bottles and brickbats. The entire town except the Civil Lines area has been put on curfew for an indefinite period.

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