Hubballi: High drama prevailed on Karwar Road and in front of the Congress office in the city as the BJP protesters and Congress workers confronted each other and they raised slogans hailing their parties and their leaders on Saturday.
The BJP workers and leaders were protesting and condemning the burning of VD Savarkar’s photo in Dharwad by Congress party workers when the incident happened and Congress party workers gathered to attend a party meeting organised by its party leaders
The BJP workers tried to lay seize on the Congress office and Congress leader Anilkumar Patil’s house as Congress Campaign Committee President MB Patil was having breakfast there.
The police present at the spot thwarted the efforts of BJP protesters to enter the Congress party office and Anilkumar Patil’s residence and took them into preventive custody. MB Patil was to address the party workers and leaders at the party office as a part of his statewide tour to strengthen the party and prepare for the Assembly election.
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