BJP, supporters of the left face in Kolkata during demonstrations over the violence of JNU; police baton accuse protesters
KOLKATA: Police supporters of the and BJP While the two sides clashed on Monday in the Jadavpur area of the city during demonstrations over the violence that shook the JNU campus in Delhi, authorities said.
Students of the, activists of the SFI and members of other Left outfits took out a rally protesting against the violence at JNU campus. A march was also taken out by the BJP on the issue and both the sides came face to face at Sulekha More, leading to a brawl.
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Police barricaded and blocked both demonstrations, however, allegedly abuses were thrown and slogans and counter-slogans were raised by both parties.
After repeated attempts to calm the situation, officials said police were in charge of controlling the dispersion of protesters.