AAP, BJP Workers Clash at Connaught Place

Published: 01st February 2015 10:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st February 2015 10:50 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: A scuffle broke out between volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party and BJP workers at Connaught Place here following which police registered FIR against both the parties.  

"We have registered FIR against BJP and AAP for the incident and further investigation is on," police said.   

The clash happened around 5 PM when hundreds of AAP voulunteers and supporters had gathered near the inner circle of Connaught Place for the party's 'Rang De Dilli' programme.         AAP leader Mayank Gandhi tweeted, "They're at it again! BJP goons roughed up AAP volunteers at CP. Delhi, decide whether you want this kind of "development"! Grotesque!."  

Later the party alleged that BJP workers had "manhandled" AAP volunteers, who were campaigning with "valid permission".     

The Delhi Election Office confirmed that AAP had permission to campaign adding that it had prepared a report on the incident.        

"A report has been prepared and it will be sent to EC for further action," an official said.    

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