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Clash between rival factions of Haryana Cong: Shinde starts

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The one-member committee headed by senior leader today started the probe to find the reasons that led to the October 6 clash between warring factions in in which PCC chief Ashok Tanwar was injured.

Members of rival factions of led by Tanwar and former chief minister clashed at Bhairon Mandir on October 6 while welcoming Rahul Gandhi's UP road show and yatra on the last day.

Sources said Shinde today Hooda and his MP son Deepinder Singh Hooda, besides CLP leader Kiran Chaudhary and Tanwar.

Shinde will meet other leaders from the state at the party's headquarters here.

Sources add that while Tanwar put forth his stand that Hooda supporters manhandled him on October 6, Hooda on his part claimed that he had nothing to do with the clash as he was not present at the time and the supporters of both fought over posters.

Shinde is likely to meet legislators supporting Hooda to know the other side of the story. He will also meet Tanwar's supporters.

had asked Shinde to probe the clash between members belonging to rival factions of here which left state unit chief Ashok Tanwar seriously injured ahead of Rahul Gandhi's road show on October 6.

Factionalism in the came to the fore on October 6 when supporters of Tanwar and former Chief Minister clashed at the Bhairon Mandir here while waiting to welcome Rahul's Kisan Yatra.

Tanwar sustained injuries during the scuffle and was admitted to RML Hospital where Rahul and several other top leaders visited him.

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First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 22:22 IST