1984 Bhiwandi riot
The 1984 Bhiwandi riot occurred in May 1984 in and around Bhiwandi town in Indian state of Maharashtra. It left 146 people dead and over 600 injured, mostly Muslims.  On 17 May 1984, riots broke out in industrial belt from Bombay, Thane, and Bhiwandi after a saffron flag was placed at the top of a mosque. In all, 278 were killed and 1,118 were wounded.
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- Asgharali Engineer (1991). Communal Riots in Post-independence India. Universities Press. p. 330. ISBN 8173701024.
- Hansen, Thomas Blom (2001). Wages of Violence: Naming and Identity in Postcolonial Bombay. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-08840-2. Retrieved 13 November 2008.
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