Congress ticket-seeker’s supporters stage protests

November 6th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A Congress leader’s supporters held protests at the party headquarters and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit’s residence as he was denied the ticket to contest the state assembly elections.Supporters Devraj Arora, whose name was among the probables for the Shakurbasti assembly seat, shouted slogans and protested against the party decision to field sitting legislator S.C. Vats.

Vats, a doctor, held several medical camps in Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, the late former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s constituency now represented by his son Rahul Gandhi, and shares good rapport with the Gandhi family, according to party sources.

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