Congressmen demonstrate in Kanpur against inflation growth.

Congressmen staged a protest against the introduction of GST on food items . Police arrested many Congressmen, including Congress State Secretary Vikas Awasthi .

KANPUR (KANPUR) — On Friday, Congress workers staged a protest against the introduction of GST on food items, as well as a petition by the Enforcement Directorate against their leader Sonia Gandhi.At the Kotwali crossing, the agitated Congressmen clashed with the police, and police arrested many Congressmen, including Congress State Secretary Vikas Awasthi.Congressmen assembled at the Tilak Hall earlier today and marched out from here.The police stopped them from approaching the Collectorate office at the Kotwali crossing, however.

However, the Congressmen were escorted to the Kotwali police station, where they were arrested, after a brief protest.President of the City Congress Committee, Naushad Alam Mansoori, said, We are not going to be afraid of BJP tactics.If the BJP government does not pay attention, such demonstrations will escalate even further.