Fifty taken into custody for black flag demo against Gadkari

The BJP has chosen actress Hema Malini, who will file her nomination papers tomorrow, for the bypoll.

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2011, 18:11 PM IST

Bangalore: Over 50 activists of a Kannada
protagonist organisation were taken into custody when they
staged a black flag demonstration against BJP President Nitin
Gadkari in protest against the party fielding an "outsider" to
contest the March 3 Rajya Sabha by-poll from Karnataka.

The BJP has chosen actress Hema Malini, who will file her
nomination papers tomorrow, for the bypoll.

The by-election was necessitated to fill up the vacancy
caused by the death of M Rajsekhara Murthy of JD-S.

Bangalore: Over 50 activists of a Kannada
protagonist organisation were taken into custody when they
staged a black flag demonstration against BJP President Nitin
Gadkari in protest against the party fielding an "outsider" to
contest the March 3 Rajya Sabha by-poll from Karnataka.

The BJP has chosen actress Hema Malini, who will file her
nomination papers tomorrow, for the bypoll.

The by-election was necessitated to fill up the vacancy
caused by the death of M Rajsekhara Murthy of JD-S.