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Gujarat polls: Rahul can't hold roadshows tomorrow, says Ahmedabad Police

The Congress confirmed that it had sought permission for Rahul Gandhi's roadshow and corner meetings

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Rahul Gandhi
File photo of Rahul Gandhi

The Ahmedabad Police has denied permission to the roadshows of vice-president Rahul Gandhi and the which were to be held here on Tuesday, a senior police official said on Monday.

The had sought permission for the roadshow from Dharnidhar Derasar to Bapu Nagar in the city, while the wanted the nod for its roadshow from the Jagannath temple to Menco area and corner meetings on the route, Deputy Commissioner of Police (traffic) H R Muliyana said.

However, Ahmedabad Police Commissioner A K Singh has denied the permission to both the parties, citing traffic congestion and some main markets and old city areas, which are communally sensitive and have narrow roads, falling on the routes of the roadshows, he said.

The confirmed that it had sought permission for Rahul Gandhi's roadshow and corner meetings.

However, the did not spell out as to which party leader was to take out its roadshow in the city tomorrow.

First Published: Mon, December 11 2017. 13:07 IST