Violence at Congress' Lucknow office by mob led by disgruntled ticket-seeker

Violence at Congress' Lucknow office by mob led by disgruntled ticket-seeker
Lucknow:  Some 500 activists stormed into the Congress office in Lucknow today, attacked people and damaged cars.

The activists are believed to be from the Bundelkhand Adhikar Sena, floated by a man called Guddu Rajput, who was reportedly rebuffed in his bid to contest as a Congress candidate from Hamirpur. He is said to be the son of a former MP, Gangacharan Rajput.

The attack went on for an hour before the police stepped in. The Congress says 40 of its workers were injured.
Story First Published: March 28, 2014 15:51 IST

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