Five Congress members got burned injuries when they were trying to burn Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effigy in front of the DC office (deputy commissioner) in Shimla, As it was part of the protest over the National Herald issue.This protest was led by state Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu and senior party leaders and ministers.
The Congress workers tried to set Modi’s effigy on fire, and effigy caught sudden big fire flames that caused four of them injured, One of them received critical injuries and he was sent to the hospital.While Addressing the workers, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said the Congress would not accept attempts by the BJP to launch a destructive political vendetta against Congress party and its leaders.
“The BJP-led NDA government has begun hidden malicious agenda against the Congress Party and senior leaders under its slogan. “Congress Mukt Bharat” announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during 2014 Lok Sabha Elections,” he said.
He also mentioned that Modi-led BJP government, to hide its failure to deliver the poll promises of bringing back black money, decrease price-rise and provide employment to unemployed youth was trying to redirect the attention of the general public by attacking Congress leadership.