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BJP stages protest over CM's 'terror' jibe against party, RSS

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

The today staged a demonstration here against Chief Minister for his remarks branding members of the party and as "terrorists."

Led by MP Shobha Karandlaje, the party leaders staged a dharna at the Mysuru circle in the heart of the city and blocked the road.

Later, the leaders and workers courted arrest.

Karandlaje accused of indulging in "vote "

had recently alleged that BJP, and have terrorists within their organisations.

"They are themselves like terrorists in a way. BJP, and Bajarang Dal also have terrorists within," he had said, triggering a war of words between the ruling and the saffron party ahead of the upcoming assembly polls.

Siddaramaiah, who came under intense attack from the BJP for his controversial remarks, however, later called them "extremists".

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 20:00 IST