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ABVP, BJP demand JD-U's Prashant Kishor's arrest

IANS  |  Patna 

Ruling members on Tuesday protested against Bihar Police's action against activists, and demanded the arrest of JD-U's for breaking the code of conduct ahead of the student union poll in the University.

Their demonstration came a day after an activist was arrested for pelting stones at Kishor's vehicle when he was coming out after a meeting with University

Kishor's vehicle was damaged in the attack.

A dozen activists of the students' wing ABVP, two legislators -- and -- along with several party leaders staged the sit-in at station on Tuesday.

They shouted slogans against the BJP-JD(U) government and demanded the arrest of Kishor, who is considered close to

They said Kishor has tried to influence the University Student Union polls, scheduled for Wednesday, by holding a four-hour long meeting on Monday night.

The arrested activists have been released on bail.

Nitin Navin, who leads a team of Yuva Morcha on Monday night told that Kishor has openly violated the code of conduct.

Kishor's meeting with the was to aid the Chatra JD-U, student wing of the Janata Dal-United, they alleged.

Strongly reacting to the and demands, Kishor wanted to know under what section of the Indian Penal Code his arrest was being demanded.

However, he said: "I will speak only after the student union polls."

An election strategist-turned-politician, Kishor joined the JD-U a few months ago and is spearheading the party's efforts to widen its network.



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 15:58 IST