327% rise in agrarian riots in 2015, NCRB report shows

by Samarth Bansal
Recorded incidents of agrarian riots jumped 327 per cent from 628 in 2014 to 2,683 in 2015.

Incidents of rioting remained almost the same in 2015 as compared to 2014, but as communal riots decreased, big increases were seen in other categories — agrarian, sectarian and student riots and caste conflicts, data from the “Crime in India” report for 2015 released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Tuesday show.

Recorded incidents of agrarian riots jumped 327 per cent from 628 in 2014 to 2,683 in 2015.

The number of people arrested increased from 3,540 to 10,353. Sectarian riots — defined as violence
Incidents of rioting remained almost the same in 2015 as compared to 2014, but as communal riots decreased, big increases were seen in other categories — agrarian, sectarian and student riots and cas

Source: 327% rise in agrarian riots in 2015, NCRB report shows

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