Firing on Mubarakpur Chhath Ghatr, five injured

Celebration firings caused panic at Mubarakpur Chhat Ghat in the Manjhi police station area of ​​Chhapra in Bihar at the time of Arghyadan. Five people were injured by the bullet, which also includes a woman, along with three people currently under critical condition. All three have been referred to the Chhapra district. A video of the shooting is also viral.

It is being said that a criminal recently released from jail started firing at Chhat Ghat with great enthusiasm. After firing a bullet with a non-licensed gun looking like Katta, the bullet fired above. The young man came right in front of the gun and fell on the ground as soon as he was shot. Along with this, four other people also suffered bullet injuries.

Among the injured, Hrithik Singh, Girija Devi, and Sonu Singh have been referred to Chhapra. Golu Singh and Sudhir Singh are being treated in Ekma. A stampede-like situation arose on the ghat right after the firing took place. Manjhi Police Station reached Mubarakpur as soon as the incident was reported. The police claim to catch the accused soon.
It is currently being ascertained whether the culprit came to the ghat alone or with his family for chatth celebrations. Police claims have also been exposed and questioned by a criminal arriving in a public place like this, and that too with a gun. Police should have been ideally present at a crowded place like this, but it is said that there were no policemen around.

Earlier, during the construction of Chhath Puja Ghat in Hajipur, there was a ruckus. Two sides were fiercely beaten, in which many were injured. This incident is from Thursday. The case is related to Navarangpur in the Mahanar police station area, where two parties appeared to take on each other’s life in the dispute amidst the Chhath Puja.

In fact, some children got engaged together to make the Ghat of Chhath Puja, but after a while, the children got involved in a quarrel after which both sides clashed with each other. Several people were injured in the assault, including a few women.

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Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a student at the Centre for Chinese and South-east Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He also works with Hasratein- a Delhi based queer collective. The current area of his academic interest lies in the study of the Chinese language and society.