In which year Assam communal violence took place in India?

In which year Assam communal violence took place in India?

The Nellie killings took place in central Assam during a six-hour period in the morning of 18 February 1983.

How many riots happened in India after independence?

From 1945 to 2000

Name Year Deaths
1980 Moradabad riots August 1980 400
Nellie massacre February 1983 2,191 (Unofficial Toll 10,000+)
1984 Bhiwandi riot May 1984 278
1984 anti-Sikh riots 31 October 1984 − 3 November 1984 3,350-17,000

In which year did the communal riots took place between Bodo tribals and Muslims *?

The first clashes between the Bodos and the Muslim settlers took place in October 1993, leaving some 50 dead. This happened a little over six months after the failed Bodoland Autonomous Council (BAC) Accord of February 20, 1993, between the government and agitating Bodo leaders.

Who started Assam riots?

Ethnic tensions between Bodos and Bengali-speaking Muslims escalated into a riot in Kokrajhar on 20 July 2012, when Muslims killed four Bodo youths at Joypur. This was followed by retaliatory attacks on local Muslims killing two and injuring several of them on the morning of 21 July 2012.

How many died in Nellie massacre?

At a minimum, the massacre claimed the lives of 2,191 people (unofficial figures run at more than 10,000)]from 14 villages of the Nagaon district—Alisingha, Khulapathar, Basundhari, Bugduba Beel, Bugduba Habi, Borjola, Butuni, Dongabori, Indurmari, Mati Parbat, Muladhari, Mati Parbat no.

When was the first communal riots in India?

August 1893
India has a long history of communal strife between various communities. Before Independence, the country had witnessed worst communal violence. One of the first major communal riots took place in August 1893 in Mumbai in which about a hundred people were killed and 800 injured.

How many people died in Assam movement?

The Assam Movement caused the estimated death of over 855 people. The movement ended with the signing of the Assam Accord.

How many people died in Bhagalpur riots?

The riots started on 24 October 1989, and the violent incidents continued for 2 months, affecting the Bhagalpur city and 250 villages around it. Over 1,000 people were killed (around 900 of which were Muslims), and another 50,000 were displaced as a result of the violence.

How many Muslims were killed in Nellie massacre?

While official reports say around 2000 Muslims were killed in the massacre in 1983, unofficial reports put the number to as high as 15,000.

What happened in Noakhali?

The Noakhali riots were a series of semi-organized massacres, rapes and abductions, combined with looting and arson of Hindu properties, perpetrated by the Muslim community in the districts of Noakhali in the Chittagong Division of Bengal (now in Bangladesh) in October–November 1946, a year before India’s independence …