In an attempt to discourage drug use among youth in the state, an effigy of drugs raised along with effigies of Ravana, Meghnad, and Kumbhkaran was set ablaze here on the occasion of Dussehra festival on Friday.
BJP workers on Friday burnt the effigy
of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in front of civil secretariat
here, to protest the alleged purchase of MPs by the UPA
government in 2008 to win the vote of confidence.
BJP on Tuesday called for a three-hour
bandh here on Saturday against Chief Minister Omar Abdullah`s
remarks on Jammu and Kashmir`s accession with India as the
party youth wing burnt the effigy of the CM.
Angry over "unparliamentary" remarks made by Digvijay Singh against BJP President Nitin Gadkari and Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhah, the party workers on Friday set afire an effigy of the senior Congress leader here.