3 injured in VHP-Bajrang Dal, LJP workers clash in Ajmer

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Ajmer, Aug 30 (UNI) Three activists of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) were injured one of them seriously, when the Bajrang Dal and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) volunteers allegedly attacked them, protesting against Minister of Chemicals&Fertilizers and Steel Ram Vilas Paswan's demand to impose ban on the RSS and its sister organisations.

One of the injured, Rakesh Chaudhary, a resident of Sikar district, received multiple injuries and was shifted to a hospital where his condition was stated to be stable.

Police have registered an FIR against the VHP and the Bajrang Dal activists.

Mr Paswan had urged the Centre to impose a ban on the the VHP, Bajrang Dal and the RSS for ''fomenting violence'' in the country.

Party sources said the VHP-Bajrang Dal volunteers removed the LJP posters and also pelted stones on their vehicles, damaging two of them.

State party leaders have demanded an arrest of the accused and stated that they would be forced to launch an agitation if no action was taken against them.

According to the party sources, the clash took place when the LJP workers had gone to Ajmer Railway station to receive their colleagues from Ahmedabad, who were on their way to Pushkar to attend the party's three-day national camp,inaugurated by Mr Paswan yesterday.

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