Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, July 17
Miscreants, alleged to be farmers, on Saturday allegedly attacked automobiles of Sanjay Tandon, co-incharge, BJP Himachal and Chandigarh, and Mayor Ravi Kant Sharma in Sector 48 right here.
They’d gone there to attend a perform.
The entrance and rear windshields of their vehicles have been reportedly damaged.
Tandon stated once they have been returning after attending the occasion they have been attacked with rods and sticks. They have been additionally allegedly pelted with stones.
In response to data, the BJP leaders needed to attend an occasion at 11 am on the motor market in Sector 48.
However, a video was circulated on Friday night time by a gaggle of males who requested folks to achieve the venue in giant numbers on Saturday to protest in opposition to the BJP leaders and Tandon.
The previous metropolis BJP chief had knowledgeable the police about it on Friday night time. “The association by the police was poor. They need to not have allowed folks, most of whom have been outsiders, to assault our automobiles,” Tandon stated.
The BJP leaders, who reached the venue after 11 am, noticed folks elevating slogans in favour of farmers on their route. However, after an hour when the occasion was over, they got here out, and have been allegedly attacked.
“They tried as in the event that they wished to kill us. They got here in entrance of our automobiles. They attacked our automobiles with sticks and rods and pelted them with stones. They have been attempting to enter contained in the vehicles. Fortunately, we remained unharmed, however our automobiles have been broken,” Tandon stated.
He stated they appeared to be anti-social components who had joined the farmers’ protest.
In the meantime, the BJP leaders led by Tandon met the SSP at Sector 34 police station. The police have assured them strict motion. A number of the attackers have been rounded up as nicely.