Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, March 12: A chaotic situation was witnessed outside the residence of Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahato at Bistupur on Sunday when BJP and Congress workers clashed with each other.
Both sides assaulted each other till Bistupur police reached the scene and called Quick Response Team (QRT) to control the situation. After QRT’s arrival, Congress workers sat on dharna for half an hour.
The Congress workers had come to the MP’s residence to stage demonstration in protest against the incident of assault on Congress leader and former Jamshedpur MP Dr Ajoy Kumar in Tripura recently.
They alleged that the BJP was responsible for the attack on the Tripura Congress in-charge. On hearing protest cries, the MP came out of his office. He tried to make the Congress workers see reason, but was not allowed to speak, sources said.
District Congress president in-charge Dharmendra Sonkar said the Modi government had failed to contain inflation and unemployment.
Effigies of BJP leaders burnt in Jugsalai
East Singhbhum district Congress committee members burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Tripura CM Dr Manik Saha and Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahato on Sunday near Jugsalai railway level crossing.
State Youth Congress general secretary Rakesh Sahu led the effigy burning programme. He said the BJP workers were engaging in violence and threatening democracy. He said the police administration was doing nothing to stop the BJP workers.