A Pakistani flag was hoisted in Nalanda district of Bihar which is the home district of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The hoisting of the Pakistan flag has angered the locals in Nalanda, Indian media reported.
Within a week after pro-Pakistan slogans were chanted on the streets of Patna in support of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and AIMIM chief Asauddin Owaisi, now a Pakistani flag was hoisted in Nalanda district of Bihar which is the home district of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The hoisting of the Pakistan flag has angered the locals in Nalanda.
The incident happened at ward no. 36 in Kharadi locality in Biharsharif town of Nalanda. Locals spotted a Pakistani flag atop a house owned by Anwarul Haq. Soon the matter was reported to the police on Wednesday night.
A police team led by the DSP reached the house of Anwarul Haq today morning and brought down the Pakistani flag and seized it. A case has been registered in this matter and investigations are going on as to how Pakistan flag was hoisted.
The house owner expressed ignorance over the hoisting of the Pakistani flag and said that it could be handiwork of some anti-social elements.
Police has arrested one woman in connection with the case and said that that investigations was going on in the case.
“We are investigating the matter now. Action in the case will take place soon”, said DSP Saifur Rehman.
Former Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has also attacked CM Nitish Kumar over the hoisting of Pakistan flag in his home district. He said that Nitish should first look into his house where anti-national activities were taking place.
“Rather than going across the country, Nitish should first look into his house where anti-national activities is taking place”, said Manjhi.
In the last one week, the BJP and ABVP have torched Pakistani flags at several places in Bihar after pro-Pakistan slogans were chanted during a support rally for Zakir Naik and Asaduddin Owaisi. Police have arrested one person Md. Taufiq belonging to Muslim organisation Popular Front of India. The support rally was organised by the same organisation last week.