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Maharashtra: Rival BJP factions clash amidst public meeting

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A public meeting here took a violent turn as two groups of (BJP) workers engaged in a brawl here on Wednesday.

The scuffle broke out between the supporters of former Jalgaon lawmaker BS Patil and district after a brief exchange of words.

In the video of the incident which is being widely circulated on social media, the workers can be seen thrashing each other while is trying to control the fight.

The incident occurred during a joint rally of the and its ally

This comes barely a month after an and MLA from BJP came to blows during a meeting to discuss developmental projects in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar.

The two leaders -and - had a verbal argument over the placement of names on a foundation stone of some development project.

However, the argument soon turned ugly as the two leaders got into jostling, pushing each other and ultimately fisticuffs. Tripathi hit Baghel with his footwear to which the MLA also retaliated by slapping the

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 01:42 IST