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Vande Mataram rocks civic body meet in Meerut

Press Trust of India  |  Meerut (UP) 

Newly elected corporators of the BJP, and SP came to blows in the House today when the national song, Vande Mataram, stopped playing due to a technical snag, said.

The song was being played on a music system in the House for the first time, she said.

The civic body was meeting for the first time after the elections.

The corporators also raised slogans against Prime Minister Modi and UP

Police had to be called in when some outsiders entered the House.

Verma, from the (BSP), said the (BJP) always raises unimportant issues.

There was a ruckus last month too, when Verma remained sitting while the was being recited during her swearing-in ceremony.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 18:55 IST