In a Facebook post which has now gone viral on social media, a resident of Mumbai’s Malad-Malwani area has alleged that his Muslim neighbors are creating hindrance in Diwali celebrations.
According to Vishwa Bhanu, a Facebook user who claims to be resdient of a Muslim majority society in Malad-Malwani, some of his neighbors forced him and his wife to remove lightings and rangoli which they were setting up for Diwali celebrations.
Hindus living in Muslim society are not allowed lighting up their house & to celebrate #दीपावली. This is happening in Mumbai, Imagine condition in Bengal & Kerala.
— प्रशान्त पटेल उमराव (@ippatel) October 27, 2019
He alleged that similar incidents had taken place in previous years also. The post has gone viral on social media, with strong reactions pouring in from various corners. However, many have also expressed doubts over the claims made by Mr. Bhanu. Till the time of this writing, no evidence were provided in support of the allegations.