Balaghat: Nearly 22 Bajrang Dal workers were arrested when they were prevented by police from entering into a meeting of Christian Community (Changai Sabha) following which they created ruckus.
The incident occurred last night when police prevented Bajrang Dal workers from entering a meeting of the Chirstian community (Changai Sabha) at local Mulna Stadium following which they created ruckus, police said today.
Police used mild force to prevent them from entering into the stadium and later arrested 22 Bajrang Dal workers from the spot for disrupting peace, police said.
Later, police also cane-charged BJP workers along with few saffron outfit men who entered the nearby BJP office during the ruckus following which they also have a clash with police and pelted stones at the force.
Meanwhile, taking the incident seriously, BJP workers, led by party MP, K D Deshmukh and MLA, Ramesh Bhatere, staged a sit-in at the police station in protest against the police action.
The party workers also indulged in violence at many places in the city including at the railway station following which police registered a case against 23 identified and 50 unidentified persons.