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Close to 60 to 70 Congress leaders and employees ended up taken into custody at Shahid Park listed here when staging a protest without permission, Circle Officer (Sadar) Anurag Singh said.
- PTI Hamirpur
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In excess of 60 Congress leaders and personnel were taken into custody on Tuesday for the duration of their “Gai Bachao, Kisan Bachao Yatra” right here, police stated. About 60 to 70 Congress leaders and staff were taken into custody at Shahid Park below although staging a protest with no permission, Circle Officer (Sadar) Anurag Singh reported.
They ended up staging a protest with out permission and also violating the COVID-19 recommendations, the CO additional. Nonetheless, the district unit president of the Congress, Neelam Nishad, claimed that partymen were taking out the yatra in a peaceful fashion when about 300 of them were taken into custody. Nishad alleged that BJP governing administration had no worry for cows and farmers.
Cows are dying in gaushalas owing to starvation and farmers are committing suicide simply because of money owed and other difficulties, Nishad stated. The yatra was scheduled to be led by state Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu from the district headquarter to Bharuwa Sumerpur town but police place him underneath home arrest in Lucknow on Monday night, Nishad additional.