Communal clashes in Jodhpur on the day of Eid. Read all details
Clashes between two communities was reported on the day of Eid and on the previous night, following a dispute arising or involving flags in the Jalori Gate area, in Jodhpur.
Internet services were suspended in Jodhpur to stop people from spreading rumours, and the namaz for Eid was offered under police protection.
A three-day Parshuram Jayanti festival is also underway in Jodhpur, and religious flags put up by both communities led to a major argument that spiralled into clashes.
Instances of stone pelting were also reported in the area. Policemen fired tear-gas shells and used sticks on Monday night to disperse the crowd.