As many as 12 people were on Saturday injured as locals, protesting against being stopped from immersing Durga idols in river Ganga, clashed with police which resorted to lathicharge and firing in the air here.
BJP has condemned the lathicharge of its youth wing activists on Monday by police in Lucknow as they were protesting against the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and said that the Samajwadi Party government in the state does not deserve to be in office.
The bandh call given by opposition Congress on Saturday to condemn the incident of detection of a suspected explosive device under Union Minister V Narayanasamy`s car outside his home here last week, was marred by incidents of stone pelting and a lathicharge, leaving a top state Congress committee secretary injured.
The body of a 20-year-old Dalit girl was found here in a mutilated condition, triggering unruly protests by locals who ran amok at the bus terminus and held up traffic on the Jind-Gohana road for more than three hours on Sunday.
Some vehicles were set on fire and police resorted to a lathicharge to disperse a large number of people belonging to more than 20 Muslim organisations who gathered to protest against an American movie.