Stones pelted at farmer leader Rakesh Tikait`s convoy, BKU blames ABVP for attack

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Jaipur: Stones were allegedly pelted astatine the convoy of husbandman person Rakesh Tikait successful Rajasthan's Alwar district, damaging the rear windshield of his car.

Police person detained a pupil leader, who the Bhartiya Kisan Union claimed, belonged to ABVP, the pupil helping of the BJP, and accused the enactment of being down the attack.

Tikait, however, was not successful his car erstwhile the stones were allegedly pelted, Bhiwadi Superintendent of Police Ram Murti Joshi said, adding nary 1 was injured successful the incident.

The incidental took spot erstwhile Tikait's convoy reached Tatarpur chauraha connected its mode to his 2nd rally venue, the SP said, adding the husbandman person addressed 2 rallies successful the territory connected Friday.

He said Kuldeep Rai, a pupil person of Alwar-based Matsya University, on with his supporters showed achromatic flags erstwhile the cavalcade was passing.

"At this, immoderate of the cars stopped and their occupants successful the vehicles argued with them implicit the issue. Amid each this, the windshield of 1 car was damaged seemingly successful chromatic pelting,” the SP said.

BKU's authorities president Rajaram Meel, who was accompanying Tikait, alleged that astatine slightest 40 to 50 radical carrying sticks stopped the convoy and entered into an altercation with them.

"We were moving towards Bansur aft addressing the archetypal gathering successful Harsoli erstwhile the incidental took place,” helium said.

Meel said Tikait addressed the 2nd gathering aft the incident.

Former CPI(M) MLA Amra Ram, who excessively was accompanying Tikat, alleged that the onslaught was carried retired by the ABVP members astatine the behest of the BJP.

BKU spokesperson successful Ghaziabad besides blamed ABVP for the attack.

"Some ABVP activists attacked Rakesh Tikait and damaged the rear windshield of his conveyance for which BKU workers staged a sit-in. Police arrested the errant activists aft which the sit-in protestation was called off,” BKU media in-charge Dharmendra Malik told PTI successful Ghaziabad.

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