Congress, AAP Workers detained ahead of Shivraj’s Bargarh Visit

AAP-BargarhBargarh: As many as 3 Congress leaders including former MLA Nihar Mahananda and more than 20 workers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have been detained in Bargarh on Saturday morning, ahead of senior BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Odisha visit to attend  Sab Ka Saath, Sab Ka Vikas Programme.

In order to maintain law and order in Bargarh, several Congress and AAP workers are being  detained as a precautionary measure, police said.

Various political parties and farmer organisations across the country are protesting against Shivraj Singh Chouhan Government over the death of farmers in police firing in Mandsuar in Madhaya Pradesh.

Chouhan is scheduled to reach Bargarh on board a helicopter from Chhattisgarh at around 12:15 today.