Dozens of employees of the ruling Congress have been detained on Wednesday for looking to drive their means into the places of work of the BJP in Bhopal regardless of a ban on huge gatherings within the Madhya Pradesh capital. The Congress activists clashed with their BJP opposite numbers forcing the police to make use of batons.
The police additionally a First Knowledge Document or FIR towards 58 folks for rioting and felony intimidation all the way through the protest towards detention of Congress’s Digvijaya Singh and different birthday celebration leaders in Bengaluru whilst looking to meet MLAs who’ve rebelled towards the crowd.
BJP spokesperson Rahul Kothari alleged the Congress employees sporting rods and sticks attempted to make their means into the BJP state HQ and hit them on his head at the side of different BJP leaders provide outdoor the birthday celebration place of business, a fee refuted by way of the ruling Congress.
“Now we have registered an FIR towards Rahul Rathore amongst 8 unidentified individuals and 50 unidentified individuals at the criticism of BJP district president Vikas Virani,” senior police officer Bhupendra Singh informed information company PTI.
The incident happened only a few hours after some Congress employees have been detained for demonstrating outdoor the Raj Bhawan within the afternoon, whilst the 90-odd Congress MLAs have been assembly the governor Lalji Tandon within for challenging the protected go back in their birthday celebration MLAs, who the Congress alleges had been held captive by way of BJP leaders in Bengaluru to topple the Kamal Nath executive in Madhya Pradesh.
One of the vital protesters have been detained, however no person used to be harm all the way through the demonstration, police assets stated.
“The Congress executive’s go out is approaching in Madhya Pradesh, which is why they attacked our place of business. We have been sitting quietly when protesters hurled stones and rained lathis on us,” Mr Kothari alleged.
Refuting Mr Kothari’s claims, state Congress spokesman Bhupendra Gupta stated his birthday celebration employees did move there (BJP place of business), however have been detained by way of the police.
“They went to protest towards the BJP-led Karnataka executive for now not permitting our chief Digvijaya to satisfy our MLAs in Bengaluru,” he stated.
The BJP is cooking up tales and developing drama over a calm protest, Mr Gupta alleged.
Prime drama opened up on Wednesday morning when Mr Singh staged a protest close to the lodge in Bengaluru the place riot Congress MLAs are staying, accusing the police of now not permitting him to satisfy the legislators.
The senior Congress chief, who used to be detained by way of the police, accused the BJP of keeping the MLAs captive and threatened to move on a ”starvation strike”.
The BJP has constantly denied keeping the riot Congress MLAs in captivity and claimed they’re within the Karnataka capital on their very own.
After former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia surrender the Congress, 22 MLAs of the ruling birthday celebration, additionally submitted their resignations, pushing the 15-month-old Kamal Nath executive to the threshold of cave in.
Of those, the speaker has authorized the resignations of six MLAs.