Congress workers were caught on camera beating up BJP supporters at Borivali railway station in Mumbai. A scuffle broke out between BJP and Congress supporters when Matondkar arrived outside Borivali railway station in Mumbai with her supporters and the BJP supporters there started chanting ‘Modi, Modi’. Outraged, Congress supporters started walking towards BJP supporters shouting ‘Chowkidar chor hai’ and beat up the person who was chanting ‘Modi, Modi’.
#WATCH Scuffle broke out between Congress workers & BJP supporters during Congress candidate from Mumbai North, Urmila Matondkar’s election campaign at Borivali. #Maharashtra. #LokSabhaElections2019 pic.twitter.com/0CD5bhD2Ly
— ANI (@ANI) April 15, 2019
In the above video, one can see a guy wearing a black and white checkered shirt and fluorescent green bag is chanting ‘Modi, Modi’ when Matondkar arrives for campaigning. The crowd also joins him in supporting Prime Minister Modi. At around 20 seconds, Congress supporters can be seen walking towards the BJP supporting crowd while shouting ‘Chowkidar chor hai’. They gherao the guy mentioned above and suddenly a Congress supporter beat him up. More Congress supporters then joined in and beat up other BJP supporters.
At around 50 seconds it could be seen that in the scuffle, even a lady who’s standing there is also beaten up by the Congress supporter. At 1 minute into the video, the bespectacled lady who was injured by the Congress worker can be seen tending to her injury on her face.
There is an increase in incidents of violent attacks on those who support the BJP or Prime Minister Narendra Modi. NDTV journalist Sreenivasan Jain was caught downplaying violence against a Modi fan just because the victim was a Modi fan. A Congress-DMK worker killed a 75-year-old man because he was a Narendra Modi fan. Identified as Govindarajan, he was wearing photos of Modi and Jayalalithaa on his shirt while roaming around campaigning for the elections.