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BJP women activists protest price hike

IANS  New Delhi, July 13, 2013
First Published: 15:20 IST(13/7/2013) | Last Updated: 15:22 IST(13/7/2013)

Over a 100 women activists of the BJP's women wing gathered outside the ruling Congress' office on Saturday to protest the steep price rise.

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Holding placards in their hands, the activists of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP's) Mahila Morcha gathered outside the Congress office at 24, Akbar Road in central Delhi, at about 1 p.m. and raised slogans against the central government.

The protesters tried to break through a barricade, leading Delhi Police to use water cannons to disperse them.

"We have detained few protesters, while others dispersed when we used water cannons. The detained protesters were taken in a bus to Parliament Street police station," a police official said.


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