“We have registered a case under various sections of IPC against 13 named and nearly 400 unidentified activists of BJP and Congress at the Chakeri police station,” DIG Kanpur Amitabh Yash said.
Efforts are being made to identify and arrest those involved in the violence, he said.
The police official further said, “None of the parties have yet registered a case, if they do so, we will take the required action and investigate the matter.”
At least a dozen activists of BJP and Congress were injured in the clash yesterday.
Led by party leader Kalraj Mishra, BJP activists marched towards the Pokharpur residence of Jaiswal to stage a protest there. The protesting BJP activists, however, were stopped at a barricade set up by police about 200 metres from Jaiswal's residence.
After a heated argument, a clash broke out between the workers of both political parties. Police resorted to mild cane charge after heavy brickbatting from both sides.
“Two BJP MLAs Satyadeo Pachauri and Raghunandan Bhadoria and dozen of our workers were injured in the violence which triggered off on the behest of Congress leaders,” party legislator Salil Vishnoi said.
Meanwhile, Jaiswal claimed that eight Congress activists were injured in the protest by the BJP.
When high crimes are alleged by an government body, when so great of loot of nation resource, when a corrupt government Manmohan Singh can say to poor people who do not eat hardly a meal a day that they would not learn the value of money if we distribute the food grain that is going to rot for free going against Supreme court order, then why should they allow for practically free the giving away of our natural resource, to such criminal, looters. Such shameful behavior deserves the public their resignation. A criminal has no humanity only selfish gain.
It would be better if BJP-men put this case strongly before the public during 2014-general-elections leaving the matter for the voters to decide . BJP will have to answer the public for stalling the Parliament to function also .