Patel alleged that the film Padmaavat is being used to target VHP workers and other Hindutva activists. Without specifying any administration, he wrote that the government “orders” the police department to “keep watch on VHP, Bajrang Dal
The meeting came a day after close to 550 Muslim families, who were displaced in the November 2014 demolition drive of the VMC, restarted their agitation by sitting in on hunger strike in the VMC premises.
Police said they have lodged an FIR under IPC sections 285 (negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter) and 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) at Shahbad Dairy police station.
AP leaders said the meeting was held to chalk out the party’s strategy. Sources said Kejriwal’s message to the MLAs was to “prepare for bypolls” and guard against “attempts at poaching”, including from within.