Communal tension is reportedly on the rise at Peela & Patuli Gram Panchayat under Purbasthali PS in the district of Bardhaman.It is reported since the incident at Samudragarh, there has been subtle tension between two communities. Hindus in the area were reportedly annoyed with the behavior of some Muslims who used to taunt Hindu girls on road and enter into the properties of Hindus, who reside near the ferry ghat, to keep their vehicles. It is alleaged that tension further grew as flood relief for Hindus were snatched away by Muslims under indulgence of local BDO, Muzaffar Molla.Today, there was a confrontation between two communities. It is alleaged that Hindus had beaten up five Muslim men. Injured persons were taken to Katwa Hospital.Now, situation is extremely tense. Reportedly huge police force along with RAF have been deployed in the area. Sources said that Tapan Chatterje, MLA of Purbasthali Uttar has gone to the BDO office but not visited the affected area. Police has reportedly arreated 3 Hindus but no Muslim has been arrested so far.