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Bihar: Kanhaiya Kumar's Cavalcade Attacked, One Vehicle Damaged In Stone Pelting

The Incident Took Place When The Cavalcade Was Passing Through The Chapra-Siwan Main Road At Kopa Bazaar

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 02 Feb 2020, 12:05:06 AM
Kanhaiya Kumar

Kanhaiya Kumar was not injured in the incident (Photo Credit: PTI File)

New Delhi:

CPI leader and former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar's cavalcade was attacked by stones in Bihar's Saran district on Saturday afternoon. According to PTI, the incident took place when the cavalcade was passing through the Chapra-Siwan main road at Kopa bazaar, they said. The report quoting sources said, 20-25 youths attacked the cavalcade with stones. 

Kanhaiya Kumar was not injured in the incident. The window panes of one vehicle of Kumar's cavalcade were damaged, SHO, Kopa, Shivnath Ram, said. Those behind the attack are yet to be identified, he said, adding that the miscreants managed to escape from the spot. Kumar was going to Chapra from Siwan to participate in his "Jan Gan Man Yatra", police said.

The former JNU students leader's car was redirected to the Kopa police station by his supporters to save him from the miscreants, sources said

On January 31, Kumar had to face stiff opposition from supporters of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in Gopalganj where his posters were blackened and slogans of "go back" raised.

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First Published : 02 Feb 2020, 12:05:06 AM

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