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BMC polls: BJP and Congress workers clash at Ghatkopar

An FIR has been lodged against BJP Bharatiya Janta Party corporator Bhalchandra Shirsat after he was accused of attacking a Congress party worker in Ghatkopar.

Shirsat allegedly attacked Rahul Kilani, supporter of Pravin Chedda who is standing from a Congress ticket, early this morning, according to Jignesh, brother of Kilani.

Rahul was patrolling with his friends at Vidyavihar near Fatima High School when Shirsat attacked him with a weapon that led to head and hand injury, added Jignesh.

He was initially taken to Rajawadi Hospital and then to Chirag Nagar police station to file a police complaint after which he was brought to a private hospital New Life at Ghatkopar (W).

"We use to earlier work for Chedda who was a BJP corporator earlier and now standing from a Congress ticket," said Jignesh. 


The indicent happened at 4.30 am Thursday, just a few hours before voting began for Mumbai civic polls.

 

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