Police uses tear gas.
Tear gas shells and water cannons had been used by police here on Sunday to disperse leaders of the Congress party who staged a march in protest against the policies of the Narendra Modi government in the Centre.
The”Janvedna March” began from Sadaqat Ashram, the nation Congress headquarters and since it touched the Hartali Chowk that the Congress leaders tried to breach the barricading in place and head to the restricted zone where the Chief Ministers house and Raj Bhavan are located. The Congress leaders obtained livid after being shoved by police employees when septuagenarian legislator Ramdeo Rai fell on the floor.
They fired water cannons and tried to muscle their way throughout the posse.
The agitated Congress workers were, then, piled up and taken to the Kotwali police station after being arrested for a couple hours in which they were let off. But a lot of those Congress leaders staged a”dharna” outside the police station alleging that the police had acted in a”high-handed manner”.
AICC in-charge of Bihar Shaktisinh Gohil, talking to reporters en route, stated”we have taken out the march to highlight the failures of the Modi government which has wasted the sound foundations laid down by the prior Manmohan Singh regime. The current regime has been rubbing salts to the wounds of those people reeling under acute unemployment by limiting statements such as promoting pakodas too should be thought of a vocation”. BPCC president Madan Mohan Jha, Rajya Sabha member Akhilesh Prasad Singh, gohil , functioning president Kaukab Qadri and MLC Prem Chandra Mishra also took a part.
“That is a strange behavior of the state government, which has attempted to throttle voices raised in a democratic manner by using brute force”, Mishra alleged. RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha also rushed to the police station to express solidarity with the leaders of this Congress. Both Congress and RLSP are part of the Grand Alliance that is five-party a conglomerate of opposition parties in Bihar led by Lalu Prasads RJD.
The activists of this fledgling outfit had taken out the parade in protest against the”collapse” of the Nitish Kumar government to tackle the current water-logging catastrophe from the capital town.