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Darjeeling: BJP demands arrest for Dilip Ghosh heckling, burn CM's effigies

BJP supporters shouted slogans seeking "restoration of democracy" in the state

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Security personnel patrol a road during GJM's strike in Darjeeling
Security personnel patrol a road during GJM's strike in Darjeeling

The on Friday took out a rally in south Kolkata, demanding immediate arrest of the people involved in the heckling of state party chief in yesterday.

The rally led by secretary Rahul Sinha called for a statement from Chief Minister regarding the incident.


Effigies of Banerjee were also burnt in the rally on Hazra road near the CM's residence.

supporters shouted slogans seeking "restoration of democracy" in the state and later staged a sit-in protest on the busy stretch.

Ghosh was heckled yesterday by a group of people who asked the saffron leaders visiting to leave immediately, leading to chaos at the venue of a party meeting and its cancellation.

Two persons were arrested today for their alleged involvement in the incident, police said.

First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 15:30 IST
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