Mathura violence: BJP workers clash with police during protest

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Lucknow, June 6: BJP workers today clashed with police while attempting to gherao the Uttar Pradesh Assembly building here to protest against the Jawahar Bagh incident in Mathura.

The BJP workers took out a march from party office and attempted to gherao the building and were stopped by police following which the clash broke out.

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"Demonstrations were held at district headquarters across the state demanding resignation of PWD Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav and a CBI inquiry into the Mathura violence," BJP spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said.

He said a party delegation would submit a memorandum to the Governor Ram Naik later in the day. Twenty-nine people, including two police officers, were killed during clashes between encroachers and police at Jawahar Bagh in Mathura last week.

PTI 

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