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Pro-reservation activist held in Delhi
Sheela Bhatt in New Delhi | May 17, 2006 18:44 IST
The Delhi police on Wednesday arrested pro-reservation activist Dr Udit Raj, chairman, All India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations.
He was trying to sit on a dharna in All India Institute of Medical Sciences grounds where the pro-quota doctors' fast has been going on for the past few days.
According to the press release by the confederation, one person was seriously injured in the melee and admitted to hospital. SC/ST and OBC doctors belonging to AIIMS who wanted to participate in the protest were also arrested.
Dr Raj told reporters, "Despite Supreme Court orders anti-reservationists have been holding demonstrations within the AIIMS premises at the instigation of the AIIMS Director Venu Gopal."