Congress workers booked in Rohtak over sparring with RSS activists
Two days after the imposition of model code of conduct for state assembly poll on 15th October, tempers flared in the chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda home town, after scores of Rasthriya Swavemsevak Sangh activists and Congress workers clashed over using park on Sunday evening.chandigarh Updated: Sep 15, 2014 19:57 IST
Two days after the imposition of model code of conduct for state assembly poll on 15th October, tempers flared in the chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda home town, after scores of Rasthriya Swavemsevak Sangh activists and Congress workers clashed over using park on Sunday evening.
On receiving a complaint, the civil lines police has registered a case under 323(voluntary causing hurt) and 506(criminal intimidation) sections of Indian Penal Code against one Monu and three others, who belonged to Congress party. As per details, RSS activists headed by district in-charge Praveen Kumar were conducting their activity by installing the organisation flag in city park.
Meanwhile, scores of Congress workers reached at City park located opposite new bus stand and asked former to vacate the park as they needed to prepare the ground for sitting Rohtak MLA B.B Batra public meeting.
A heated debate ensured over vacating ground, meanwhile, Jitender Gehlawat, an INLD worker who was strolling in park tried to meddle the issue was also allegedly manhandled by Congress workers. Gahlawat told media persons that he was a member of City park welfare committee and some youths had broken his teeth on Sunday evening on the brawl of vacating ground.
On Monday, a delegation of BJP leaders led by senior leader Pradeep Jain met deputy commissioner Amit Agrwal of action against erring Congress activist for manhandling RSS activists and INLD worker.
Rohtak Congress MLA B.B. Batra washing off his hands with the event said that the incident occurred much before his public meeting which was amicably sorted out at that time.
First Published: Sep 15, 2014 19:55 IST