BJP protests shifting of Konddev statue in Pune

BJP activists on Tuesday staged a protest here against the removal of the statue of Dadoji Konddev, a mentor of Shivaji Maharaj, from the Lal Mahal in Pune.

Aurangabad: BJP activists on Tuesday staged a
protest here against the removal of the statue of Dadoji
Konddev, a mentor of Shivaji Maharaj, from the Lal Mahal in
Pune.
The decision to shift the statue was taken by the
NCP-led Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) a few days ago.
Police canecharged the party workers who staged a
`rasta roko`. Six to seven of them were reportedly injured.

The protest was led by former Mayor Bhagwat Karad. The
BJP activists also burnt an effigy of the state`s Congress-NCP
Government.

PTI

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