Ummid Assistant

Jamia Millia launches courses on China, Afghanistan

IGNOU launches value education programme for teachers

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home Politics

Samajwadi Party workers create ruckus at Rahul's programme

Saturday November 26, 2011 05:36:21 PM, IANS

Lucknow: A brief clash took place between Congress party workers and Samajwadi Party activists when they tried to breach the security cordon of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi at a programme in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar district Saturday, police said.

Wearing T-Shirts with "Rahul Gandhi Sharm Karo (Rahul Gandhi, feel shame)" printed on them, the Samajwadi Party activists started shouting slogans "Rahul Gandhi go back... We are not beggars" as Gandhi finished his speech at the mass contact programme in Padrauna town, some 300 km from Lucknow.

They were protesting the "begging" remark Gandhi made during a rally in Allahabad's Phulpur town Nov 14. Kicking off the Congress campaign for the ensuing assembly elections, he had asked "for how long would UP youths go and beg in Maharashtra?".

After Gandhi finished his speech, one after the other, the SP activists, who were present in the audience, started jumping over the barricades in their attempt to reach the Congress leader. However, they were stopped by security personnel and Congress activists.

After a minor scuffle with the Samajwadi protesters, Congress activists handed them over to security personnel.

"By that time Rahul Gandhi had left the site," said a local Congress leader.

Additional Superintendent of Police Jawahar Singh told IANS: "Everything is in control now."

He declined to confirm if anyone has been detained.

 


 



 

 

 

Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

i

i

 

 

 

Top Stories

Amid opposition, India declares retail trade open

The government Friday formally announced its decision to allow foreign equity in multi-brand retail industry despite strong protests  

FDI in retail will destroy livelihoods of 'crores', says CPI-M

Parliament adjourned again, this time on cabinet nod to FDI

Fact sheet on India's retail trade industry

 

  Most Read

Woman journalist arrested in Dey killing

A woman reporter with an English newspaper here was Friday arrested for alleged involvement in senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, police said. Jigna Vora had allegedly provided Dey's mobile number 

Islamic hardliners not serious threat in Kerala: Chandy

There are attempts by Islamic hardliners to radicalise Muslim youths in Kerala, but it is not a "serious situation", says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. "Some attempts are there, but we are not in any serious situation or anything like that," Chandy replied when asked if there had been 

 

  News Pick

Three years after 26/11, India, Pakistan talk of new chapter

Three years after Pakistani terrorists unleashed mayhem in Mumbai, India and Pakistan are cautiously inching ahead to write  

Parliament's winter session: Protests wash out first week

The first week of parliament's winter session ended Friday without transacting any business due to unending protests over inflation, corruption and  

Occupy protesters celebrate Thanksgiving, residents donate meal

Occupy protesters across America celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday, bringing all the trimmings of a traditional meal without any let up in the over two month old movement against  

 

Picture of the Day

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and the Emeritus Senior Minister, Mr. Goh Chok Tong, unveiled the bust and the Marker of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, at Asian Civilizations Museum, in Singapore on November 20, 2011.

(Photo: M. Asokan )

 

 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Religion

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Culture

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

     

Education

     

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.