Groups, leaders opposing PM visit detained in large numbers on Wednesday
| Wednesday | 9th January, 2019
We will not allow him to mislead voters once again.”Farmer leader Shyam Singh Chahar and Somveer Yadav, who had said they would oppose the PM’s rally, were also confined to their houses since Wednesday morning.
Saman Adhikar Party workers organizing a meeting to oppose the PM’s rally were also taken into custody.Meanwhile, Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party men who burnt an effigy of the PM were also detained.
Later, Abrar, along with several other congress leaders, were taken into custody.Abbas said, “We are opposing Modi’s visit as he has not kept the promises he made before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
Shyam Singh said, “Police came to my home in the morning and didn’t allow me to go out till 5 PM.
Several groups who sought to protest at, or disrupt the event, were restrained in time.Police detained activists of Samajwadi Chatra Sabha (SCS), who were planning to wave black flags at the convoy of PM Modi.
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