Chaibasa, Aug. 5: West Singhbhum Congress workers on Saturday protested against the attack on Rahul Gandhi at flood hit town of Gujarat, in Chaibasa. The party activists were all in ready to burn the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the attack, at Shaheed Park Chowk.
As the congress workers tried to burn the effigy, it was snatched by the police force which was present in large number.
And in an effort to snatch the effigy a clash broke out between Congress workers and police. Later, the police resorted to lathi charge and snatched the effigy.
On the occasion, congress activists started shouting slogans against police and the BJP government.
The police also arrested the congress workers. Congress district president accused the BJP government to crush the democracy.
Congress activists also submitted a memorandum to SP and DSP demanding action against the police force involved in lathi charge episode.
Present on the occasion were Rahul Aditya, Gibind Mahato, Ansar Ahmed, Trishanu Roy and others.