Uma Bharti arrested, released

April 29th, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by admin  


Bhopal, April 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janashakti Party president Uma Bharti was arrested here Tuesday evening when she tried to enter the Raj Bhawan to submit a memorandum to Governor Balram Jakhar with about 1,000 supporters. Earlier in the evening, Bharti had held a demonstration against price rise at the city’s Neelam Park, where most of the agitations are held.

After the demonstration she moved towards the Raj Bhawan to submit a memorandum to Jakhar, which the police did not allow and arrested her along with her supporters.

“We didn’t have any objection in her meeting the governor and submitting the memorandum. But, she wanted to take over 1,000 supporters to the Raj Bhawan which was not possible,” Bhopal’s Additional Police Superintend

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