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50 VHP workers, 100 others booked for breaching model code: official

Press Trust of India  |  Shahjahanpur (UP) 

Fifty VHP workers, including its Rajesh Awashti, besides 100 others, were booked Monday for staging a demonstration here in violation of the model code of conduct.

said the and workers closed the collectorate gate this morning and staged dharna, in breach of the prohibitory orders under section 144 of the CrPC, imposed following setting in of the model code since Sunday.

As the VHP workers inconvenienced officials in reaching their offices and discharging their duties, the case was registered, he said.

The case was registered at the station on orders of Amrit Tripathi, he said.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 23:46 IST