Meghalaya bypolls: 10 injured in clash between Congress, NPP supporters

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Meghalaya bypolls: 10 injured in clash between Congress, NPP supporters

At least 10 people were injured following a clash between the supporters of Congress and the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya.

The incident took place at Garodubi area on Wednesday evening on the last day of campaigning for the Rajabala Assembly bypoll.

According to West Garo Hills district police, some people coming from a rally at Garodubi area started tearing the posters of the NPP candidate and pelted stones at a NPP supporter’s house, which triggered the clash.

Following the incident, security personnel rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

A top official of West Garo Hills district told India Today TV that at least 10 people were injured in the clash and they were admitted to a nearby hospital.

West Garo Hills district police has detained few persons in connection with the incident.

West Garo Hills Superintendent of Police VS Rathore said that the situation is now under control and additional forces have been deployed in the area to maintain law and order.

The campaigning for the bypolls of Rajabala, Mawphlang and Mawryngkneng Assembly constituencies came to an end on Wednesday. Voters will exercise their franchise on October 30. The votes will be counted on November 2.

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