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Women Congress workers deface hoarding depicting PM Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Several workers of the women today staged a protest against here for failing to rein in the skyrocketing prices of consumer goods and defaced a hoarding depicting Prime Minister Modi.

"City chief of women wing of Pooja Chaddha along with several women workers reached the petrol pump in Raj Nagar area and smeared Modi's face (on the hoarding) with black ink," said party's District president Harendra Kasana.

Addressing the workers, Chaddha said the advertisement of (in the hoarding) was "misleading".

"People are suffering from soaring prices of petrol, diesel, pulses, vegetables and other basic commodities. Such protest will be staged in future at every place where the such hoardings are installed," she said.

"No FIR has been lodged by the BJP," SHO Avdhesh Yadav told.

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 00:22 IST