‘Padmaavat’ protests: Frenzied mob attacks school bus in Gurugram

GURUGRAM: 30 students and three teachers of GD Goenka World School, Sohna Road became the targets of an unruly mob on Wednesday afternoon in Bhondsi. The mob of around 50 people was protesting the release of the film ‘Padmaavat’ on Sohna Road. The bus was headed towards Gurugram city when the incident took place. Apart from the teacher and students, a caretaker was also present on the bus.
According to officials, the incident took place around Ghamroj village when a mob carrying lathis and stones attacked the bus.
“The mob had just attacked a Haryana Roadways bus and the school bus belonging to GD Goenka World School which was passing by also came under attack. The mob pelted stones at the school bus due to which the window panes broke. However, there were no injuries in the incident which took place around 3 pm,” said Gurugram deputy commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh.

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