BJP MP Tarun Vijay attacked by mob outside Uttarakhand temple, probe ordered
Rajya Sabha member Tarun Vijay was attacked by a mob and his car vandalised apparently for visiting Silgur Devta temple in Uttarakhand.
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday ordered a probe into the beating up of Rajya Sabha member Tarun Vijay after he came out of a temple with Dalit leaders in Chakrata, 180 kilometres from here.
Tarun Vijay was yesterday attacked by a mob and his car vandalised apparently for visiting Silgur Devta temple where entrance of persons belonging to backward castes is prohibited.
The police team present there rescued the Uttarakhand MP and the Dalit leaders who sustained minor injuries.
Vijay was taken to a hospital and his condition is stated to stable.
Condemning the attack, Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat ordered Garhwal Commissioner to look into the incident.