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After skirmishes occurred between two clans on Eid and its eve in Jodhpur, the hometown of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan police have arrested 52 persons so far.

In addition, 45 people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Curfews are still in effect in areas of Jodhpur, including Udai Mandir and Nagori Gate, and the internet has been shut down to prevent rumours from spreading.

Atop Monday night, conflicts occurred over the erecting of Eid flags on the Jalori entrance circle, resulting in stone hurling that injured at least five police officers. On Monday night, police used tear gas and batons to disperse the crowd.

The event occurred during the three-day Parshuram Jayanti festival in Jodhpur.

Chief Minister Gehlot has blamed the violence on the BJP. Yesterday, he told NDTV, "This is the BJP's objective because inflation and unemployment have gotten so out of hand that they can no longer control them. As a result, they're doing it on purpose to deflect attention."

The riots are the most recent in a string of communal incidents that have occurred across the country in recent weeks, including in Delhi, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.