RAJKOT: Members of dalit community staged a demonstration and burnt the effigy of BJP national vice-president Purushottam Rupala on Monday.
The agitators were angry with Rupala over his alleged derogatory remarks against the community he is said to have made on May 30.
Police arrested 11 persons for staging road block at Civil Hospital square as part of protest. The agitators were booked for violating the city police commissioner's notification under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code.
Police said the arrested belonged to Dalit Samaj Swayam Sainik Dal which launched the stir against Rupala.
Courtesy: TOI, June/5/12