A heavy police force changed into deployed across the Dera premises and senior officials, such as the Inspector General of Police, reached the spot to take inventory of the state of affairs.
A clash broke out among Nihang Sikhs and fans of the Radha Soami Satsang Beas on Sunday after the previous allegedly tried to forcibly enter the sprawling Dera premises right here to graze their livestock, leaving 10 people and a police personnel injured.
Both sides pelted stones and bricks at every other and a few human beings fired in the air throughout the clash, police stated.
Police resorted to a slight cane rate to disperse Nihangs and Dera fans. Senior Superintendent of Police Amritsar (Rural) Swapan Sharma stated the situation was underneath control.
A heavy police force turned into deployed around the Dera premises.
According to the police, a group of Nihangs desired to enter the Dera Radha Soami sect’s land to graze their livestock.
However, the followers of Dera Radha Soami objected to it and denied them entry, main to heated arguments.
One of the Nihangs allegedly attacked a safety incharge of the Radha Soami Satsang Beas, identified as Parmdeep Singh Teja, who sustained accidents in his shoulders.
Jandiala Guru Police Station SHO Davinder Kumar, who turned into immediately, tried to intrude and additionally sustained injuries.
The state of affairs took an unpleasant turn while the organization of Nihangs once more forcibly attempted to go into the Dera premises, leading to the conflict between each the businesses.
Nihangs broke one of the entry gates of the Dera premises, claimed Dera followers.
A total of 10 human beings from each aspects suffered accidents, except the police officer.
The injured have been admitted to Baba Bakala civil hospital.
The Nihangs are a Sikh sect whose blue-robed contributors are regularly seen sporting swords or spears.
Punjab Congress chief Amrinder Singh Raja Warring appealed to everybody to preserve calm and keep away from spreading misinformation.
“Disturbing news coming in from Radha Soami Dera, Beas in which an altercation…Led to a violent incident. Some human beings have reportedly been injured. Appeal each person to stay calm & no longer unfold any misinformation on social media,” Mr Warring tweeted.
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh Badal also appealed to human beings to preserve peace and communal harmony.
“The violence that engulfed Beas is extremely disturbing. Repeated clashes and breakdown of law & order are pushing the nation closer to anarchy. I urge (chief minister) @BhagwantMann to right away come to grips with the scenario. I also enchantment to Punjabis to hold peace & communal concord at this important juncture,” Mr Badal tweeted.