BJP to observe

hartal in Ollur today

The BJP will observe a dawn-to-dusk hartal in Ollur Assembly constituency on Saturday demanding the release of an RSS activist who was arrested by the police in connection with an assault case. The Ollur police on Friday arrested RSS Marathakkara Mukhya Shikshak Sarath who is wanted in connection with the assault of a CMP activist, Karumathu Anoop, on April 16 by a gang. BJP activists gathered in large numbers in front of the Ollur police station following the arrest. BJP leaders claimed that Sarath was not an accused in the case. They demanded his release maintaining that he had to appear for a job test on Saturday.