Delhi BJP leader among six booked for taking out Tiranga Yatra during VIP carcade rehearsal : The Tribune India

Delhi BJP leader among six booked for taking out Tiranga Yatra during VIP carcade rehearsal

Tiranga Yatra is being taken out across the country to mark 75th anniversary of India’s Independence

Delhi BJP leader among six booked for taking out Tiranga Yatra during VIP carcade rehearsal

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New Delhi, August 14

BJP leader Kuljeet Singh Chahal and the director of the Delhi Gymkhana club are among six persons booked for taking out a ‘Tiranga Yatra’ without permission when there was a security deployment drill for VIP movement, officials said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Amrutha Guguloth said on Saturday that “They had taken out the march without permission when the deployment of VIP carcade rehearsal is in place.” Tiranga Yatra is being taken out across the country to mark the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.

The case has been registered at Tughlaq Road police station under Sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions) and 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the officials said.

Chahal, who is Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary, said he has no information regarding the case filed in connection with the Yatra.

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