AAP Nalanda candidate beaten, Shazia Ilmi attacked with stones

Attacks on two AAP candidates
Biharsharif, April 14:  The Aam Admi Party candidate from Nalanda Parliamentary constituency, Pranab Prakash was allegedly roughed up by a group of people and his car attacked during campaigning.

Official sources said here today that Prakash was on campaign trail in Utarphu village under Bind police station of the district, about 20 km from district headquarters, when the incident took place last night.

"I was on my way when I was stopped by around 25 people. I was dragged out of my car and they hit me on my head with lathis," Prakash said. A large number of his supporters later staged protest outside the residences of District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police blaming ruling JD-U men for the ruckus.

Nalanda Lok Sabha seat, which is native place of CM Nitish Kumar and will go to votes on April 17.

Stones were thrown at Shazia Ilmi at a rally in MP

While the JD-U has fielded Kaushlendra Kumar, the Congress has nominated former state police chief Ashish Ranjan Sinha as joint candidate of the party and RJD. BJP has extended support to LJP which has fielded Satyendra Sharma.

Meanwhile, AAP candidate from Ghaziabad, Shazia Ilmi was attacked in MP while she was addressing a rally in MP. Ilmi was attacked with stones the moment she began criticising BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Ilmi has filed a compliant with the police officials and said that the BJP is behind the attack.


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