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BJP supporters again confront Matondkar during campaign

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A group of BJP supporters chanted slogans during a roadshow of and candidate in suburban Malad Tuesday, police said.

This was the second time Matondkar, who is pitted against the BJP's in Mumbai North seat, faced slogan-shouting supporters of the saffron party.

A group of BJP supporters arrived as Matondkar was riding a van along Daftary road in Dindoshi, and started chanting "Modi, Modi" near her vehicle, a said.

The policemen present at the spot kept and BJP workers away from each other to avert a clash, he said.

After chanting slogans, the group left, he added.

On Monday, a scuffle had broken out between and BJP workers near Borivali railway station where Matondkar was campaigning.

The then sought police protection, which was provided, the added.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:10 IST