Mayawati faces protests by women
A group of slogan shouting women tried to stop Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati`s convoy in Salaimpur village near here, holding a state minister responsible for the death of two persons.
Aligarh: A group of slogan shouting women
On Saturday tried to stop Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati`s
convoy in Salaimpur village near here, holding a state
minister responsible for the death of two persons.
Mayawati, who is on a tour of various districts of the
state to review development activities had arrived here this
afternoon and just when her cavalcade was about to move, about
half a dozen women began raising slogans and tried to block
its passage by squatting on the road, eye witnesses said.
The women alleged that a minister in the UP cabinet was
responsible for the death of the husband of one of the
protestors and the father of another.
However, within minutes, the police officials managed
to clear the road by hustling them away.
District officials refused to comment on the incident.
In Aligarh city also a group of fifty women tried to
protest in front of the Chief Minister`s cavalcade alleging
irregularities in the Kashiram Garib Awas Yojna but were
dispersed by the police.