Congress says government using police to end 'Bharat Bandh' in Delhi
Youth Congress activists alleged that they were lathi-charged by police near Delhi Gate here while they were pedaling rickshaws as a mark of protest during the Bharat Bandh against the hike in fuel prices on Monday.
"Our peaceful procession was moving from a petrol pump near Dilli Gate towards ITO, when Delhi Police lathicharged us. Youth Congress vice-president Srinivas B V along with other leaders Sarvesh Tiwari, Mukesh Rai, Gaurav Kaushik, and Haider Abbas were brutally beaten up by the policemen," alleged Youth Congress spokesperson Amrish Ranjan Pandey.
He said the injured leaders were taken to GB Pant hospital for treatment.