Kanpur, Apr 10: Several activists of Bajrang Dal went on a rampage, tearing posters of an exhibition showcasing wares from Pakistan and raised slogans against that country in Gumti area here today.
Indo-Pak Trade Fair and Food Festival exhibit began at Kanha Continental hotel here today showcasing 40 stalls by Pakistani traders and 22 by their Indian counterparts.
Around 3.30 pm, around 20 activists reached the venue and started tearing posters of the exhibition. They also broke some flower pots and hurled stones at the hotel, police said. They were involved in a minor scuffle with the security guards and tried to enter the premises but failed.
Nazirabad police soon reached the spot and deployed personnel around the hotel. Kanpur SSP Shalabh Kumar said the police are on the lookout for those who created a ruckus while security has been tightened in the exhibition premises. Further investigation is on, he said.