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BJP lodges complaint with police against AAP workers for trying to create communal tension

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today lodged a complaint that some workers dressed in saffron clothes tried to create tension by raising provocative slogans and waiving swords in front of a mosque during a procession here, a day after the party's unit Manoj made the charge.

The complaint, lodged with the of Police (DCP) of New Delhi, demanded action against convener and Chief Minister and MLA Amantullah Khan.

The BJP's good governance cell in-charge Shailender Singh lodged the complaint.

"The complaint has been received from We will enquire into it," said Madhur Verma, DCP (New Delhi).

The denied the charge, and said such "wild" accusations were a desperate bid of the BJP to mislead the public and divert attention from the crimes committed under its rule in Unnao and Kathua.

Referring to a video clip telecast by a Hindi channel, had claimed that the AAP and the were trying to "break" the society as development was no longer an issue for them and trying to defame the BJP.

Describing the incident, he alleged that a group of four or five people wearing saffron gamchas' and wielding swords had raised provocative slogans in front of a mosque here immediately after a procession passed by it.

He alleged that the person leading the group was an AAP worker and was sent by the ruling party to incite communal tension in the national capital.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 21:20 IST