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Cong workers protest outside K'taka Guv's Rajkot residence, 30 detained by police

Press Trust of India  |  Rajkot 

A group of workers today assembled outside the home of Vajubhai here and shouted slogans against him following which 30 of them were detained, the police said.

They were protesting against Vala's decision to invite the BJP to form the government in despite the saffron party's numbers being less than the combined tally of the and the (Secular) in the state Assembly.

Mahesh Rajput, who led the protest outside Vala's Nutan Nagar society residence near Kalavad Road here, called the governor's act a "blot on democracy"

"Despite being the of a state, has acted like a BJP worker," Rajput alleged.

of said, "We have detained 30 Congress workers from outside the residence of the Karnataka No member of Vala's family was at home when the protest and sloganeering took place."

Protests by the Congress against Vala's decision were also held at and

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 15:30 IST