List of riots in Mumbai

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The city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay) has witnessed several riots during its history. These are the list of riots.

Riots[edit]

Riots in Mumbai
Name Year Locations Cause Factions Deaths Wounded Damage Ref
Bombay Dog Riots 1832 (6 to 7 June) South Mumbai Protest by Parsis against the British government's killing of stray dogs Parsis None None N/A [1]
Parsee-Muslim riots 1851 October 1851 Protests by Muslims against the Chitra Dynan Darpan owned by a Parsee. The publication had printed a depiction of Prophet Mohammed and his history. Parsis
Muslims
N/A N/A N/A [2]
Parsee-Muslim riots 1857 May 1857 Broach and Mumbai Linked to the Broach riots Parsis
Muslims
2 Parsis murdered N/A N/A [2]
Parsee-Muslim riots 1874 13 February 1874 Publishing of details of Prophet Mohammed in Famous Prophets and Communities by Rustomji Hormusji Jalbhoy Parsis
Muslims
N/A N/A N/A [2]
Bombay Riots of 1930 1930 various Protests against the Salt tax Indian
British government
N/A N/A N/A [3]
1992 Bombay Riots December 1992, January 1993 Various Protests over the demolition of the Babri Masjid Hindus
Muslims
250

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pg 125 Palsetia, Jesse S. (2001). The Parsis of India: Preservation of Identity in Bombay City. BRILL. p. 368. ISBN 978-90-04-12114-0. 
  2. ^ a b c Pg 188–189 Palsetia, Jesse S. (2001). The Parsis of India: Preservation of Identity in Bombay City. BRILL. p. 368. ISBN 978-90-04-12114-0. 
  3. ^ "Troops called out for Bombay Riots". New York Times. 1930-06-23. Retrieved 2008-09-18.