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Congress, BJP in slugfest over Raje yatra disruption

IANS  |  Jaipur 

A recent incident of stone-pelting and black-flag demonstration against during her ongoing in Jodhpur has sparked a slugfest between the ruling and opposition with both blaming each other for the violence.

and State minister called the yatra disruption "unprecedented," saying that it was clear as to who was behind the mischief.

"Some protestors had raised slogans in favour of a former So, we know who started it," said Rathore.

"The huge reponse to the yatra as well as the fact that the Rajput and other communities have promised us support has unnerved the Congress," Rathore added.

However, and former trashed the allegations. "Police are yet to confirm if there was stone-pelting. Also, I have come to know that it was activists who raised slogans against the Chief Minister," said Gehlot.

"I strongly condemn violence. Our has also told us to keep away from violence," he said.

"She was shown black flags in Jhunjhunu during Narendra Modi's recent visit also. This shows people are annoyed with her," Gehlot added.



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First Published: Sun, August 26 2018. 21:32 IST