Police lathi-charge protesting BJP workers outside Vidhan Bhawan

BJP workers were lathi-charged by the police as they attempted to gherao Vidhan Bhawan when the House was in process to protest against the law and order situation in the state. The police had set up huge barricades.

FP Staff August 25, 2016 14:40:46 IST
BJP workers were lathi-charged by the police as they attempted to gherao Vidhan Bhawan when the House was in process to protest against the law and order situation in the state. The police had set up huge barricades. Photo: PTI
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BJP workers were lathi-charged by the police as they attempted to gherao Vidhan Bhawan when the House was in process to protest against the law and order situation in the state. The police had set up huge barricades. Photo: PTI
The BJP workers assembled at party headquarters and attempted to march towards Vidhan Bhawan. They broke the barricading and continued to protest. Photo: PTI
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The BJP workers assembled at party headquarters and attempted to march towards Vidhan Bhawan. They broke the barricading and continued to protest. Photo: PTI
The police even used water cannons and then force to try to disperse them. Drenched workers, however, continued to march. Photo: PTI
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The police even used water cannons and then force to try to disperse them. Drenched workers, however, continued to march. Photo: PTI
Some among the protestors pelted stones at police personnel, injuring a few of them, including Hazratganj Circle Officer Ashok Verma, and a media photographer. Photo: PTI
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Some among the protestors pelted stones at police personnel, injuring a few of them, including Hazratganj Circle Officer Ashok Verma, and a media photographer. Photo: PTI
The BJP workers sought the resignation of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and said he had lost the moral authority to rule Uttar Pradesh. Photo: PTI
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The BJP workers sought the resignation of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and said he had lost the moral authority to rule Uttar Pradesh. Photo: PTI
More than a dozen people, including policemen, were injured. The protest was led by state BJP President Keshav Prasad Maurya. Party legislators, office-bearers, youth wing workers and members of its executive participated in the protest. Photo: PTI
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More than a dozen people, including policemen, were injured. The protest was led by state BJP President Keshav Prasad Maurya. Party legislators, office-bearers, youth wing workers and members of its executive participated in the protest. Photo: PTI