Congress tries to gherao Assembly over various issues

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Dec 2017 11:16:09


Staff Reporter,

Congress workers led by ex-MLA P C Sharma protested outside the Assembly on Friday. Congress workers were protesting over various issues like irregularities in onion purchase, various scams and increasing number of educated unemployed youths. The demonstrating Congress workers were carrying out banners and posters in their hands on which slogans were written. They claimed that as many as 156 scams have taken place in State in BJP-rule. Criticising the 12-year tenure of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, protesters said that State has become hub of various scams in the rule of BJP. Talking to ‘The Hitavada’, P C Sharma alleged that in twelve-year rule of BJP, law and order situation has collapsed in State. Last year, State reported 4,882 rape cases and thus become number one State in rape cases in country. The state has literally turned into an insecure place for women. Likewise, as many as 156 scams took place in last twelve years in state. Everyone, including employees, farmers, common people are in troubled waters due to wrong policies of state government.

He claimed that when demonstrating Congress workers went ahead to ‘gherao the Assembly, police stopped them at Raj Bhawan road and cane charged them. As many as 25 demonstrators received injuries in cane charge.