Bloody clashes in Bihar ahead of trust vote

Published: 19th June 2013 08:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th June 2013 08:57 AM   |  A+A-


Ahead of the trust vote, supporters of former allies BJP and JD(U) on Tuesday clashed on the streets here during a day-long saffron party-sponsored Bihar bandh as normal life was hit and train services were disrupted.

 Over 3,200 people, including BJP leaders Sushil Kumar Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad and C P Thakur were arrested.

A clash broke out on the Veer Chand Patel Path, which hosts offices of both JD(U) and BJP, with lathi-wielding supporters of the two parties attacking each other, which resulted in injuries on both sides.

Before being arrested, former deputy chief minister Modi said the bandh was successful.


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