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BJP leaders observe fast, clash with CPI workers; 20 held

Press Trust of India  |  Visakhapatnam 

BJP workers, led by Andhra Pradesh unit K Hari Babu, observed a fast here today to protest the 'stalling' of Parliament by opposition parties.

Those who took part in the fast were in the Assembly, P and MLC P V Madhav.

Tension prevailed when some CPI workers picked up an argument with BJP leaders over the fast.

This led to a clash between the two sides, police said, adding, about 20 CPI workers were arrested

alleged that the was responsible for 'stalling' parliament proceedings.

Elsewhere in the city, leaders of the Oppositon parties, including YSRCP leaders B Satyanaryana, Malla Vijaya Prasad and others staged a dharna protesting against the fast by the BJP leaders.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 15:10 IST