BJP workers detained for throwing eggs at Ramya's car

BJP workers detained for throwing eggs at Ramya's car

BJP workers detained for throwing eggs at Ramya's car

The police detained 15 BJP Yuva Morcha workers on Thursday after some of them hurled eggs at the car of Ramya, former Congress MP from Mandya.

The actor-turned-politician who arrived at Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe to participate in a musical event, had to face the wrath of the BJP workers for her reported comment ‘Mangaluru is a hell’.

Subsequent to her controversial remark that ‘Pakistan is not hell,’ Ramya is said to have told a section of the media that ‘there may be hell in Mangaluru too.’

As Ramya came out of the airport in a sports utility vehicle belonging to Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader, BJP workers who had gathered on the road side waved black flags and raised slogans against her.

Some in the group threw eggs at the vehicle. When the protesters tried to block Ramya’s car, the police used mild force to disperse them. The protesters were bundled into a police van and were released later.

As a precautionary measure, a strong contingent of police personell led by DCP (Law and Order) Shantharaju was deployed in and around the airport.
DH News Service

Ramya entitled to views on  Pak, says Khader
Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, U T Khader, on Thursday said he would stand by actress Ramya and that she was entitled to her opinion about Pakistan.

He spoke on the sidelines of a programme in Bengaluru. Khader sought to know why the “self-proclaimed patriots” did not raise objections when it was rumoured that Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in an event in which Dawood Ibrahim participated.

“Why is it they do not protest when Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj goes to Pakistan?” he asked.

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