Hardik Patel, Amit Chavda, Gujarat Cong employees detained forward of Pratikar rally

2020/10 07 23:10

By: Specific Information Service | Ahmedabad |

October eight, 2020 5:02:29 am

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Patidar chief and Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel, Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda and dozens of different Congress employees had been detained by Gujarat Police on Wednesday, whereas unbiased MLA Jignesh Mevani and Congress MLA Imran Khedawala had been put below home detention, in a bid to discourage them from attending Pratikar Yatra (resistance rally) to be held for the Hathras sufferer in Paldi space of Ahmedabad.

The rally scheduled to be held from Kochrab Ashram in Paldi to Sabarmati Ashram at four pm was introduced by Gujarat Congress, demanding justice for the lady who was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in Hathras of Uttar Pradesh. Nevertheless, no police permission was given for the occasion to Congress. Elaborate safety preparations had been made by Ahmedabad Police on the scheduled protest website on Wednesday.

Round 2:15 pm, a crew of Santej police station (PS) in Gandhinagar reached Hardik Patel’s residence in Ognaj space of the town and introduced him to the PS below preventive detention.

“In protest of rape instances in Gujarat and throughout the nation, we had organised a Pratikar rally in Ahmedabad. Nevertheless, two hours earlier than the rally, I used to be detained from my home. I used to be saved below the watch of not less than 30 police personnel for 5 hours after which launched. Is it a criminal offense to lift voice for our nation’s sisters? (sic),” wrote Hardik Patel on Twitter.

“We detained Hardik round 2:15 below preventive detention and let him off at 6:15 pm with none expenses,” stated VS Manjaria, police inspector at Santej PS.

At Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, the Congress workplace in Paldi, heavy police presence was deployed to discourage Congress employees from marching in the direction of Kochrab Ashram, which is hardly 300 metres from their workplace. It was right here that Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Amit Chavda and dozens of different social gathering employees had been detained and delivered to Ellisbridge PS.

“Immediately, in Gujarat and throughout India, atrocities towards ladies resembling rapes are rising. For the honour, security and justice of our daughters, we had determined to take a rally from Kochrab Ashram to Sabarmati Ashram following the footsteps of Gandhiji. Nevertheless, police have been detaining us, which reveals that the federal government is on the aspect of the rapists (sic),” Chavda informed reporters moments earlier than he was detained.

“No permission was granted for the rally and we detained over a 100 Congress employees. They had been let off within the night with none expenses,” stated a police officer at Ellisbridge PS.

In the meantime, police additionally saved unbiased MLA Jignesh Mevani and Congress MLA Imran Khedawala below residence detention on Wednesday.

“I’m home arrest. Such is the destruction of democracy in Gujarat that I’m not allowed to take part within the Pratikar Rally looking for justice for Hathras sufferer. I’m detained at Ahmedabad and never allowed to maneuver out of my room (sic),” Jignesh Mevani wrote on Twitter.

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