BJP councillor heckled, tied to tree in Vadodara

The incident took place when councillor Hasmukh Patel visited a slum in Bapod Vadodara where the demolition work was in progress.

BJP councillor heckled, tied to tree in Vadodara
Pic: YouTube grab

New Delhi: A BJP councillor in Gujarat's Vadodara was hackled and tied to a tree by local residents on Tuesday over a demolition drive in their locality.

The incident took place when councillor Hasmukh Patel visited a slum in Bapod Vadodara where the demolition work was in progress.

The locals booed him as soon as he arrived and then they dragged and tied him to a tree, media reports said. He was later rescued by the police.

A YouTube video also showed his clothes were torn and he looked troubled.

Gujarat will go to polls in December this year.

Here is a YouTube video:

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