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BJP's Vinay Katiyar detained by Uttar Pradesh police

ANI  |  Kanpur 

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Katiyar was detained on Monday by the Uttar Pradesh police on his way to violence-hit Fatehpur.

Violence broke out last week in Fatehpur on Makar Sankranti during a procession by VHP workers.

Following his detention, he was taken to the circuit house in Kanpur.

More than 30 people were injured in a clash that broke out in Jahanabad town, 35km from Kanpur and in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

First Published: Mon, January 18 2016. 20:41 IST
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