JNU row: 4 Bajrang Dal activists held for targeting CPM office

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Feb 18, 2016 15:30 IST
A broken window of the CPM office in Sector 30, Chandigarh, which was pelted with stones by Bajrang Dal workers on Wednesday. (HT Photo)

City police on Wednesday arrested four Bajrang Dal workers on the charges of rioting in front of the office of the Communist Party of India – Marxist (CPM)’s in Chandigarh.

As per reports, the activists of the Bajrang Dal were protesting against the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) authorities for the controversial event on Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and also burnt an effigy, before they pelted the party office with stones.

Taking a serious note of the attack, Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab in-charge Sanjay Singh, state unit convener Succha Singh Chhotepur and MP Bhagwant Mann in a joint statement said, “The recent incidents in India are part of Narendra Modi’s communal ‘Gujrat model’ that he wants to implement forcefully throughout the country.”

They also condemned the attack on mediapersons and JNU students in Delhi as “a communal act of the saffron party”.

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