Supporters of UP revenue minister protest
Gonda, Oct 12 (PTI) Supporters of UP Minister of State for Revenue Vinod Kumar Singh, who resigned today over allegations of abducting CMO S P Singh, staged a protest before the Chief Medical Officer''s office here.
About 100 to 125 supporters of Singh arrived at the CMO office on coming to know of the resignation raising slogans and creating a ruckus.
Around five to six protestors have been taken into custody and taken to the police station, Superintendent of Police, Kripa Shankar Singh said.
Earlier in the day, Singh sent in his resignation to the CM on moral grounds stressing that there was an attempt to malign the image of the party and government by his adversaries through him.
He also demanded a high-level probe into the incident refuting all allegations levelled against him.
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
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