Congress, BJP workers clash outside polling booth in Bengaluru
Clashes broke out between Congress and BJP workers outside a polling booth in Hampi Nagar in Bengaluru allegedly after the former thrashed a BJP corporator. The Police reached the spot and took the situation under control.
Ravindra, Vijayanagar BJP candidate says, "Our corporator Anand was attacked but police isn't taking any action."
Ravi Channannavar, Bengaluru DCP, said, " It is a sensitive polling booth and the clash between BJP and Congress workers happened within 100 meters of the booth. We will investigate and take further action."
Hampi Nagar area comes under Vijayanagar assembly constituency. BJP has fielded former senior corporator H Ravindra and JDS has given ticket to Paramashiva N E from Vijayanagar. Housing Minister M Krishnappa of Congress, two-time MLA is also strong contender.