Pics: Delhi police beat protesters whom HM calls Maoists

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New Delhi, Dec 24: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has drawn widespread flak for comparing the youngsters who have been agitating in central Delhi over the past few days to Maoists.

Pointing out that they are merely demanding justice for the victim of the Delhi gangrape, the protesters said that the home minister should not have drawn a parallel between them and the violent adherents of Maoism.

Delhi police had used tear gas, water canons and lathicharged the protesters who gathered at India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Vijay Chawk and Raisina Hill.

Police scuffle with protesters at Raj Path

Police scuffle with protesters at Raj Path in New Delhi on Sunday to demand justice for the gang rape victim.

RAF personnel fire tear gas shells

RAF personnel fire tear gas shells towards protesters at Raj Path in New Delhi on Sunday to demand justice for the gang rape victim.

Police trying to control protesters

Police trying to control protesters during a protest to demand justice for the gang rape victim, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday.

Police use water cannons on protesters

Police use water cannons on protesters during protest at India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday to demand justice for the gang rape victim.

Protesters damage a government vehicle

Protesters damage a government vehicle during a demonstration against Delhi rape case near the India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday.

Govt vehicle damaged

Protesters damage a government vehicle during a demonstration against Delhi rape case near the India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday.

Protesters destroy Republic Day parade preparation material

Protesters destroy Republic Day parade preparation material near India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday to demand justice for the gang rape victim.

Protesters pelt stones towards police

Protesters pelt stones towards police at Raj Path in New Delhi on Sunday to demand justice for the gang rape victim.

Injured protester rushed to hosp

An injured protester being rushed for medical attention from India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday to demand justice for the gang rape victim.

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