Kolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers on Sunday staged protests against All Party Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's visit to Kolkata.
Mirwaiz, was coming out of an auditorium after attending a seminar on 'Kashmir- A Way Out' organised by the Centre for Peace and Progress.BVP members shouted slogans, displayed banners and hurled eggs at Mirwaiz's vehicle prompting police to arrest 25 of them.
The banners read 'Bharat Ek Hai' and 'Mirwaiz Murdabad'.
The Hurriyat leader was whisked away by security personnel as he moved out from the building after the seminar.
On Thursday, the Mirwaiz was beaten up by activists of the Bajrang Dal, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Kashmiri Pandits for his anti-Indian comments.
Speaking at a human rights seminar in Chandigarh, the Mirwaiz had declaimed some pro-freedom slogans which provoked the audience. (ANI)