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Supporters of parties lock horns during live show

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 15:46

Bulandshahr: Supporters of various political
parties locked horns here during a live television show on
the future chief minister, prompting police to resort to

"Live telecast of a private television show was going on
in Raja Babu Park here last evening where supporters of
various political parties were busy trading charges," said SSP
R K S Rathore.

Then targeting a Bahujan Samaj Party candidate, a
Samajwadi Party candidate said, "those who should be behind
the bars are contesting elections and that all of them would
be in jail, if SP comes to power," he added.

Meanwhile, the candidate of Kalyan Singh`s Jan Kranti
Party and that of the BJP indulged in an altercation and in
the meantime supporters of all political party started
wrangling, fighting and abusing each other, prompting the
police to resort to lathicharge and interrupt the programme.

Later when the programme was restarted, members of BSP,
SP and Rashtriya Kranti Party again clashed and attacked each

Also, irked by the sloganeering of Vande Mataram by BJP
candidates, the supporters of BSP, SP and Congress also
started shouting slogans thereby making the atmosphere more

As the tension heightened, organisers of the programme
wrapped up the show before time, the police said.


First Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 15:46

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