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Tiwari accuses AAP MLA of manhandling at Signature Bridge inauguration

IANS  |  New Delhi 

BJP on Sunday accused and his party workers of manhandling him at the and described it as "unfortunate".

While some accused of punching a policeman, he denied the charge.

said he had gone to the event on the invitation of the government.

"I was listening to (Chief Minister) speech. I was standing near the inauguration venue and then I was pushed by Khan," Tiwari told the media.

said that there was slogan-shouting by BJP and workers but police separated the groups.

"And the situation was handled very professionally by and not allowed to take an ugly turn," he said.

Yadav also said that policemen on duty "performed their task with utmost restraint and diligence and the main function was held smoothly without any disturbance".

Before the scuffle broke out between and BJP activists, Tiwari told the media: "I haven't come here to oppose it (inauguration of the bridge). I have come here with flowers to say thank you to Kejriwal. I also want to ask one question to him that why it took 15 years instead of three years (to complete the bridge), and why the price of the construction of the bridge went up to Rs 1,500 crore?"

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 21:04 IST
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