Uttar Pradesh : Clashes break out between BJP and BSP councillors over Vande Mataram
A video has surfaced that shows a scuffle between BJP and BSP councillors in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. The fight broke out when few BSP councillors refused to stand and sing Vande Mataram. According to reports, some persons, said to be Muslims, refused to stand up while the Vande Mataram was being played at a Nagar Panchayat meeting in Muzaffarnagar on January 7. Bajrang Dal members, who were also present at the event, then forced the Muslims leaders to stand up for Vande Mataram and also sing. The Muslims agreed to stand up for the song but refused to sing it. It has been a while we have been witnessing several 'political' controversies over the national song, Vande Mataram. Watch video to find out more.