Congress workers alleges assault by BJP workers

December 04, 2022 10:34 pm | Updated 10:34 pm IST - Bengaluru

Members of the Congress filed a complaint with the Yeshwantpur police accusing BJP party workers of assaulting them when they were conducting voters’ awareness campaign on Saturday. Based on the complaint by Raghu Aragaiah, the police have taken up a case.

Congress workers were reportedly conducting door-to-door awareness campaign after the recent voter data theft scandal alleging that of voters names have been deleted. The party had reportedly taken permission from the police to conduct surgery.

While conducting the survey a group of people led by former BBMP councillor Venkatesh and five of his associates attacked Raghu and assaulted him, the complaint alleges. The accused even threatened women party workers with dire consequences. Congress leader Kusuma alleged that around one lakh new names in the list have been added while 40,000 names have been deleted.

Top News Today


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.