Dehradun : Congress members led by Haridwar Rural MLA Anupa ma Rawat have been protesting at the Bahadara Edward police station in Har district since Thursday, seeking withdrawal of ” fake ” cases lodged against party members during the recently concluded panchayat polls in the district. Congress leader and former CM Harish Rawat, who is also the MLA’s father, joined the protest on Friday and warned authorities that Congress members would be forced to intensify their protest if the ” fake ” cases were not withdrawn immediately. He also slept at the protest site on Friday night.
Rawat said Congress members have been ” deliberately booked under such sections of the Indian Penal Code ( IPC ) so that they cannot get bail from the court. “