Youth Congress stages protest over intolerance
New Delhi: Hundreds of Youth Congress activists protested here on Monday over the issue of intolerance in the country. Several of them were detained while heading towards the Parliament House, police said.
The Youth Congress activists had gathered outside the Parliament Street police station raising the issue of intolerance. They tried to cross the barriers put up there to prevent them from marching towards the Parliament House.
Police used water cannons to disperse the protestors. "The protestors were protesting without permission and they were trying to march towards the Parliament House. Several of them were detained and taken to the Parliament Street police station," a police official said. Police released the detained protestors later in the evening.