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‘Tiranga Yatra’ turns violent in Yogi’s UP, buses torched, schools closed 

Buses set on fire during fresh round of violence in Kasganj on Saturday. (ANI Twitter)

Shops were torched and five buses were vandalised after cremation of Chandan Gupta who lost his life in firing on Friday during a clash between two groups as tension continued to prevail in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj district.

Violence erupted in the city during the ‘Tiranga Yatra’ carried out by motorcycle-borne local youths. The tense situation prompted authorities to shut school and colleges in the area.

Companies of RAF, PAC along with police force have been deployed in the area to maintain law and order. Times of India quoted sources who claimed that men were spotted with petrol bottles near Ghantaghar and Nadrai gate area.

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