first_imgNEW DELHI: Amid tight security, the idols at the temple which was vandalized in Hauz Qazi were reinstalled on Tuesday morning amid a huge gathering. On July 1, a minor scuffle between two individuals over parking of a scooty took a communal turn which resulted in the apprehension of 17 people.A procession was carried out in the area as a part of the reinstallation process followed by several rituals inside the temple including Hawan. The procession had several chariots carrying statues of various Gods and were escorted by bands playing music. Aman Committee, which comprised both the community people, has played an instrumental role to restore peace in the area. Also Read – Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic itemsThe procession was organised by the peace committee of the area which comprises of both Hindus and Muslims. There was heavy deployment of the Delhi Police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). DCP central Delhi, MS Randhawa, was also present on the occasion along with other senior officers. Nearly two kilometres area around the temple was cordoned off and vehicle movement was restricted. Only pedestrians were allowed in the area. Right-wing groups such as Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu also participated in the procession with saffron flags. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”A few men cannot hijack the peace and brotherhood of our area, we have lived peacefully for ages and will continue to do so for years to come. The police have also done a commendable job by arresting the miscreants and trouble makers, we are happy that peace is restored after an unfortunate incident took an ugly turn,” said Mohammad Riyaz, a local resident. Muslims also organised Bhandara for the Hindus gathered in the area as a confidence-building measure and goodwill gesture. The procession ended in a peaceful manner and authorities believe that people might go to routine work schedule as everything has normalised peacefully.last_img