BJYM stages protest seeking ouster of Virbhadra Singh


Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha (BJYM) today staged protest near deputy commissioner office and also burned effigy of Virbhadra Singh near police station Boileauganj seeking ouster of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, looking around CBI probe over alleged corruption charge.

As many as 60 BJYM activists gathered at Deputy Commissioner office, Shimla this noon and started shouting slogans against Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh seeking CBI probe and his ouster immediately.

Police dispersed protesters and carry them in a police van, who were latter released at Police station Boileauganj.

Instead of dispersing at police station the BJYM also burned the effigy of Chief Minister outside the police station and also lauded slogans against him.

BJYM state president alleged that police foiled their peaceful attempt of protest outside the deputy commission office today on behest of state government, while they allowed the Youth Congress activists to lodge protest against BJP Rajaya Sabha opposition leader Arun Jaitely effigy without permission in favour of Chief Minister.

He alleged that BJYM had given call of protest against Chief Minister much earlier but police arrested them unlawfully and latter released at police station.

Mr. Thakur said that the protest was held to ouster Mr. Singh after he was indulged in corruption charges to help a power producer who also gave him an unsecured loan which was accepted by Mrs. Pratibha Singh, wife of Mr. Singh.

He said that they would intensify their protest on the state level after police action on them today as they want fare CBI probe against Mr. Singh in all charges of corruption and victimization of political opponents.

SP Shimla Abhishek Dular said that BJYM protesters were first tired to quell from the outside deputy commissioner office as they did not sought permission of protest from district administration.

He said that no one was arrested and all the protesters taken in a police van were released outside Boileauganj police station as no case was lodged against anyone.

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