On June 28, Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad was attacked by unidentified men in Saharanpur, UP. Chandrashekhar Azad was traveling in a car with his younger brother and four other people at around 5 p.m. close to Union Circle under the Deobad Police Station area.
Photos of the injured Azad were posted on his Facebook page, pleading with the authorities to punish those who are responsible for the attack and give the activist security. To show their support for their leader, hundreds of Bhim Army members arrived at the hospital.
Who Attacked Chandrashekhar Azad?
In the police statement, Azad said that he doesn’t remember well, but his people identified them. Their car went towards Saharanpur. But when they took a U-turn, Five of them, including Azad’s younger brother, were in the car when the incident occurred.
Azad added that he went to attend a ‘terhavi’ ritual at one of his supporter’s home. The attack happened when Azad left the spot in his SUV. The SSP of Saharanpur, Dr. Vipin Tada, told media personnel that Chandrashekhar and his convoy were fired at by a few car-borne armed men.
Chandrashekhar Azad Health Update
Chandrashekhar Azad is now receiving good care at the hospital. Initial reports indicate that two shots were fired at the Bhim Army chief’s car during the attack, one of which grazed Chandrashekhar, and that Azad was brought to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Chandrashekhar Azad’s attempted murder has shocked both the Bhim Army and the greater Ambedkarite movement. The incident has once again highlighted the need for activist safety and protection, highlighting how crucial a safe atmosphere is for people who are fighting for social justice and empowerment.
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