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BJP stages sit-in to protest Hazare's arrest

india Updated: Aug 17, 2011 15:15 IST

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Protesting social activist Anna Hazare's arrest in Delhi on Tuesday, hundreds of BJP workers on Wednesday staged a sit-in outside an emporium in Indore, while groups of citizens demonstrated at Regal Circle, the police said.

Waving placards, posters and the tricolour, protesters shouted slogans and marched down the streets near Regal and MG Road, the police said.

Over one thousand BJP workers led by Shankar Lalwani, the city BJP head, took part in the sit-in.

BJP Minority Morcha's Nasir Shah also took out a protest march from Khajrana to Dargah Chauraha, party spokesperson said.

Besides political activists, students, lawyers, businessmen, and women also took part in the protests.

Police said that no untoward incident took place.