A clash with Hindu villagers in Sarayian village in India's Bihar state leaves at least three Muslim villagers burned to death.
India reports a world record of 6,148 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours due to the state of Bihar adding 3,951 backlogged deaths to their previous total of 5,478. This thereby brings Bihar's death toll to 9,429 and the nationwide death toll to 359,676.
Bangladesh celebrates Easter as national holiday for first time in 30 years. The South Asian nation of 159 million is 89% Muslim and 10% Hindu. Pope Francis made an apostolic journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh in 2017.