Tension prevailed in Kairana area after a teacher of a school for minorities and his brother were allegedly beaten up and forced to get down from a bus by six men near Kadela village in Shamli district, the police said.
Around 60 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Kairana Assembly bypolls on Wednesday, which largely remain peaceful, officials said here.
Voting is being held on Wednesday for by-election to Kairana Assembly constituency.
A total of 12 companies of paramilitary force along with one thousand civil policemen will be deployed in Kairana Assembly constituency for the Assembly bypoll there which is scheduled for October 15.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has expelled two local leaders for anti-party activities, party general secretary said.
An independent candidate for the Kairana Assembly bypoll has withdrawn from the contest, with only eight candidates now remaining in the fray.
A total of 12 candidates have filed nomination papers for the Kairana assembly bypoll here, the process for which ended on Saturday.
The body of a 20-year-old woman, who was allegedly abducted along with her sister, was found at Kairana town in Shamli district here, police said on Sunday.
A case has been registered against an SP candidate from Kairana constituency for making defamatory remarks against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and BSP supremo Mayawati at Shamli.
BJP leader Hukum Singh has filed his nomination papers from Kairana Lok Sabha seat.
The process of filing nomination papers for ten Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh will start with the issuance of notification from Saturday for the first phase of polling on April 10.
A 37-year-old priest has been arrested for allegedly stealing idols from a temple in Kairana town of Shamli district, police said.
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