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The scuffle broke out in Gudhiyari area here during a demonstration held by the Congressto mark the note ban anniversary, Raipur Superintendent of Police Sanjeev Shukla told PTI.
"Six policemen sustained injuries while they were trying to control the situation. Two of them suffered head injuries. All the injured have been shifted to a local hospital," he said.
Leaders of both the parties complained of attacking each other and also claimed that several workers of their respective parties got injured in the scuffle, the SP said.
A probe has been initiated in this connection, he added.
The Congress claimed that BJP leaders and workers pelted them with stones when thy were peacefully protesting against the demonetisation exercise of the Centre in Gudhiyari area which falls under the constituency of state's PWD Minister Rajesh Munat.
"All the senior party leaders, including AICC general secretary and state in-charge PL Punia, were present during the protest. It seems that BJP workers wanted to inflict injuries on senior Congress leaders," state Congress president Bhupesh Baghel said.
He also accused police of protecting ruling party workers and demanded to register ca ase of attempt to murder against them.
BJP workers had gone to the protest site to show black flags to Bhupesh Baghel over the "fake" CD row. But, Congress workers turned violent and started pelting stones on them that left many BJP workers injured, Sharma said.
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