The marble City, Makrana in Nagaur district witnessed a communally tense morning on Wednesday when protestors belonging to a particular community turned violent and attacked a police station over offensive comment on social media website facebook.To control the situation, the police fired tear gas and lathi-charged in which 45 people including 12 cops were injured.
The protests erupted over use of derogatory words, hurting religious sentiments, on a social networking website. Agitated people gathered at Godabagh area of the town and took out a procession demanding death penalty for the offenders. According to sources about 12 policemen were hurt in which six were seriously injured. SP Nagaur Om Parkesh Sharma ordered the concerned SHO to register a case against the miscreants for posting derogatory comments against a religion on a social networking site. “We have arrested the accused,” said Sharma. Social media are meant to connect people, connect India not to disconnect or bring distance between people. We must use social media like facebook, twitter, google+ with special care so that feeling of other people should not be heart.