At least 14 migrant labourers were crushed to death and six others injured on Tuesday morning by a speeding dumper truck in Western Indian state of Gujarat.
Hundreds of paramilitary forces have been deployed in coronavirus-hotspot Gujarat state as India on Friday faced a surge in the number of deaths and infections from the outbreak.
The assaults in Gujarat, sparked by talk of hundreds of child kidnappers on the loose, are just the latest in a string of similar recent episodes in at least five Indian states.
Protests against the film turned increasingly violent late on Tuesday with vandalism around a number of multiplexes in the western state of Gujarat and dozens of motorcycles being set on fire around malls.
More than 1600 people had been shifted from low-lying areas in and around the city of Surat to safer places, NDTV news channel reported. Rescue and relief teams remained stationed along the coast.
The 11 men will instead face life in jail for causing the fire that killed 59 Hindu passengers and set off some of the worst religious violence to hit India since independence.
Widespread flooding in India's western industrial state of Gujarat has killed more than 120 people and paralysed infrastructure, officials said on Friday, with tens of thousands of cotton farmers also suffering heavy damage.
Floods and relentless rain in India's western state of Gujarat have killed at least 75 people and displaced over 25,000 over the past three weeks, officials said on Wednesday.