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1,807 communal riot cases registered between 2018 and 2020, centre tells RS

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A total of 1,807 communal riot cases were registered across the country between 2018 and 2020, in which 8,410 persons were arrested, the Centre has told the Rajya Sabha.

In reply to a question on Wednesday, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said that 512 communal riot cases were registered across India in 2018, 438 in 2019 and 857 in 2020. He said that the highest number of cases were registered in Bihar, followed by Maharashtra and Haryana.