Meerut: Soon after Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar was taken into custody by the police on Tuesday afternoon while he was carrying Bahujan Adhikar Yatra, his health started to deteriorate and was taken to a private hospital in the city.
Following the incident, the Bhima Army supporters blocked the Saharanpur-Meerut highway. Later in evening, a case was registered against Chandra Shekhar, National General Secretary Kamal Walia along with 200 others.
while he was on the, being taken away. Chandrasekhar’s condition worsened as soon as he was detained. He was admitted to a private hospital in Meerut. Meanwhile, Bhima Army supporters fired on the Saharanpur-Meerut highway and started furiously. The case has been filed against two hundred people, including Chandrasekhar and ate in the evening.
मैं कमल वालिया राष्ट्रीय महासचिव भीम आर्मी ट्वीट कर रहा हूँ भाई की हिरासत में तबियत बिगड़ गई है उनको पुलिस द्वारा आनंद हॉस्पिटल मेरठ ले जाया जा रहा है सभी साथी पहुंचे #HumSabAazadHai #BahujanHunkarRally pic.twitter.com/sDrd5XLoaU
— Chandra Shekhar Aazad (@BhimArmyChief) March 12, 2019
Bhima Army founder Chandrashekhar had earlier announced that he would take a Bahujan Samaj Yatra from Saharanpur to Delhi. On March 15, the birth anniversary of Kanshiram, he will hold an assembly in front of the Parliament. The journey began on Monday from Chhutmalpur with the night stay taking place in Kasimbpura village, Deoband. On Tuesday at around 12:30 pm, Bahujan Samaj Yatra left for Muzaffarnagar. As soon as they reached the highway, Deoband SDM and CO stopped the rally. The police took Chandrasekhar into custody.
In a series of tweet, Bhim Army national general secretary Kamal Walia said, “We are all free and on 15th March there will be a Bahujan Hunkir rally in Delhi”. While interacting with the media, Kamal Walia said that permission was received from the Saharanpur administration on last evening of March 10. The next morning, permission was suddenly withdrawn. The rally was supposed to reach Muzaffarnagar on Thursday afternoon. Walia added that on the direction of government Police resorted to the dictatorial behavior.