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HLP supporters, social activists sparover Kanda's arrival to Gohana

HT Correspondent,  Rohtak, June 14, 2014
First Published: 20:37 IST(14/6/2014) | Last Updated: 20:54 IST(14/6/2014)

The supporters of Haryana Lokhit Party (HLP) headed by Gopal Kanda and activists of Jan Sangrash Manch Haryana (JSMH) and Samta Mulak Mahila Sangthan (SMMS) on Saturday exchanged blows before the arrival of Kanda to Gohana.

HLP supporters, social activists sparover Kanda's arrival to Gohana.

According to details, activists of JSMH and SMMS staged a protest at Gohana Ambedkar Chowk around 11am on Saturday against the arrival of Kanda to Gohana for his involvement in the Geetika Sharma suicide case.

However, by the timely intervention of Gohana police the situation was saved but the development turned out to be an embarrassment for Kanda's new political outfit, HLP, which were on their way out to appease public.

While this did not go well with the HLP supporters and they attempted to end the protest by snatching their placards.

The attempt invited the wrath of protesters, who also waged a physical attack on the HLP supporters.

Notably, Kanda, who came to Gohana to address a public meeting, was jailed in connection with the suicide of Geetika Sharma and currently he is out on regular bail.
Gohana station house officer Satinder Kumar said they had received a written complaint from SMMS convener Sunita Tyagi that about six HLP supporters had assaulted them. The SHO said they were investigating the case.

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