The entire area of Gandhinagar was tensed and police had to resort to 5 rounds of firing in the air and also used 8 shells of tear gas to disperse the crowd. The clashes occurred between two communities and the exact reason for the clashes is unclear.
It all began in Gandhinagar after 10.30 PM and the crowd pelted stones on the NH4 near Shankam hotel and also set ablaze a police vehicle.
About 25 vehicles have been damaged and 20 persons injured. Sources say the clashes erupted after there was some argument during a cricket match played in the morning.
The situation is now under control and heavy police deployment is currently there.