Political turmoil erupts after attack on BJP Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan's convoy

The convoy of Union Minister of State and Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha in-charge Dr Sanjeev Balyan was targeted in an attack during an election public meeting.

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The political landscape in India is witnessing heightened tensions as the Lok Sabha elections draw near. Today, on March 30, a incident unfolded in Madh Karimpur village of Khatauli Assembly, where the convoy of Union Minister of State and Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha in-charge Dr Sanjeev Balyan was targeted in an attack during an election public meeting.

Escalating Situation: Attack on Convoy

As Dr Sanjeev Balyan addressed the election public meeting, the atmosphere quickly turned volatile as attendees started raising slogans against him. The situation took a drastic turn when the convoy of vehicles parked outside the meeting venue was attacked, with stones being pelted by unidentified individuals.

Response from Uttar Pradesh Authorities

Muzaffarnagar Satyanarayan Prajapat, the Superintendent of Police of Uttar Pradesh, provided insights into the incident, stating, "Today at around 8:30 pm, information about stone pelting was received from village Madkarimpur under police station limits Khatauli. Immediate action was taken by station in-charge and forces, and investigations are ongoing to ascertain the details and culprits."

Details of the Incident: Sequence of Events

The attack on Dr Sanjeev Balyan's convoy occurred during the inauguration ceremony of his election office in Khatauli. Although he was scheduled to participate in the event, unforeseen circumstances led to a delay, and a subsequent program was organized at the Pradhan Prati of Madhakarimpur village, where the attack took place.

Eyewitness Accounts: Chaos and Panic

Eyewitnesses reported that the attack ensued during former MLA Vikram Saini's speech, with some attendees initiating sloganeering that quickly escalated into stone-pelting at the convoy. The incident caused panic and chaos in the village, with several vehicles sustaining damage as a result of the attack.

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