Fierce fight between AIMIM and BJP councilors in swearing-in ceremony, Vande Mataram is the reason for the ruckus
During the swearing-in ceremony in Meerut, there was fierce ruckus between AIMIM and BJP councilors regarding Vande Mataram.
During the swearing-in ceremony of mayor and councilors in Meerut Municipal Corporation, Asaduddin Owaisi’s party AIMIM and BJP councilors got into a fierce fight. The uproar happened over the song Vande Mataram. The information about the uproar reached the top officials of the district administration. After which they reached the spot and pulled out the councilors of AIMIM.
Owaisi’s councilors opposed Vande Mataram
In fact, the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected mayor and councilors was going on at the Netaji Subhash Chand Bose auditorium located at Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut. With the beginning of the program, the BJP councilors started singing Vande Mataram. Owaisi’s councilors present there opposed it. Not only this, he did not stand during Vande Mataram. He remained seated during Vande Mataram. Due to this, there was a tussle between the councilors of BJP and AIMIM. They started arguing with each other. After this, fighting started on both the sides.
Uproar in front of DM SP City and CO Civil Line
When there was ruckus on both sides, DM SP City and CO Civil Line were also present on the spot. BJP workers and AIMIM councilors kept fighting with each other in front of him. Seeing the matter progressing, the RAF had to be called along with the police force. As per reports, AIMIM councilors have boycotted the swearing-in and walked away.
Owaisi’s councilors opposed the oath ceremony
Now SP City and CO Civil Line are appealing to invite the injured councilors and workers to the swearing-in ceremony. They are assuring them that no corporator will be assaulted now. However, the matter is not completely over yet.
In this case, BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Laxmikant Vajpayee says that if AIMIM councilors had any problem with Vande Mataram, they should have remained silent but they made wrong remarks. After this, he boycotted the swearing-in ceremony itself.