A Karachi Bakery outlet in Bengaluru was attacked by a group of unidentified protesters. The group raised objections on the name of the bakery which is based on Pakistan’s city Karachi.
A mob gathered outside the bakery’s outlet in Indirapura where they demanded the removal of the name. The men refused to identify themselves but forced the staff to cover ‘Karachi’ on the name board and put up the India national flag.
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Few unidentified people arrived at Karachi Bakery in Bengaluru’s Indiranagar and demanded that the name of the bakery be changed. The people running the bakery covered the word ‘Karachi’ and displayed the India flag to pacify and diffuse the situation. pic.twitter.com/zaqGAK6vvt
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The years-old Karachi bakery and café was started by a Sindhi Partition survivor Khanchand Ramnami in 1952 after he migrated to Hyderabad in 1947.
According to a report in Scroll.com, the Bengaluru (East) Police Control Room confirmed that they had indeed received a distress call from Indirapur area around the time of the mob incident but refused to divulge further details.
Recently, Pakistani artists and actors were banned and the tarde sanction of Most favoured Nation(MFN) was also abolished against Pakistan in view of the Pulwama attack.
On February 14, 40 CRPF jawans were martyred after a suicide bomber attacked the CRPF bus.