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UP Police Lathi Charge on Congress Workers Protesting in Lucknow Against BJP Govt

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Lucknow: After the death of the Unnao victim in a hospital in New Delhi on Friday night, the politics of UP had uproar. Where the former Chief Minister is protesting in front of the Vidhan Sabha. At the same time, the police lathi-charged on Congress workers who came to protest in front of the BJP office.

After demonstrating in front of the BJP office, the Congress workers reached the gate number one of the assembly and sat on the protest. The police charged lathi on the protesting Congress workers. During the lathi charge, many people including Congress MLC Deepak Singh were hurt. Meanwhile, a woman tried to commit suicide by spraying petrol but the police reached the spot and saved her.

As soon as the lathi charge was leveled against the Congress workers. In the meantime, the closure of the road blocked the Hazratganj intersection. The general public also had to face the difficulties.

The Congress youth wing workers held the protest in response to the various “Black Day” programmes the BJP organised to mark the 43rd anniversary of the 1975 Emergency. Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who was in Lucknow on the occasion, hit out at the Grand Old Party, claiming that it was a “history-sheeter” in throttling democratic values and constitutional norms and had been unable to shed its “dictatorial” mentality.