Yogendra Yadav arrested in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Swaraj Abhiyan members held a protest outside a police station here on Tuesday after their founder-member Yogendra Yadav was arrested after midnight.

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A total of 92 members, including Yadav, of the Swaraj Abhiyan were arrested around 1 a.m. on Tuesday from Jantar Mantar, where they held a protest, demanding adequate compensation for farmers affected by the land bill as well as those hit by crop loss.

Yadav and others were at the Parliament Street police sation.

“We have been holding a protest outside the police station since 2 a.m. after Yogendra Yadav was arrested,” Yadav’s aide Anil Kumar Maurya told IANS.

“We don’t know what is going on as we have not been informed by the police,” he said.

He said they had informed the Delhi police commissioner about their rally, and were told they could go ahead.

 

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