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Villagers chase away BJP MLA ahead of UP polls

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
January 20, 2022 11:50 IST
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Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Vikram Saini faced the ire of people in Munwarpur village in Muzaffarnagar who forced him to return to his car and leave the venue.

IMAGE: BJP MLA Vikram Saini leaves the Munwarpur village after villagers raised slogans against him. Photograph: A video grab from Twitter

The villagers raised slogans against Saini, who had visited the village on Wednesday as part of election campaigning.

In a video of the incident which has gone viral on social media, the Khatauli MLA can be seen getting back to his car in anger after the protest.

 

He later told reporters that those who opposed his visit were under the influence of alcohol.

Uttar Pradesh goes to polls in seven phases beginning February 10.

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