Lucknow: The police on Monday resorted to lathicharge to disperse the Congress workers protesting in Ghaziabad against Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's visit.

"About 100-150 workers of Congress blocked the route of Chief Minister in Kavinagar area of Ghaziabad due to which they were dispersed after lathicharge," IG (Law and Order) RK Vishwakarma said.

The Chief Minister was in Ghaziabad for distribution of laptops to intermediate pass students. The party workers were protesting against recent killing of seven persons of a family in Ghaziabad, officials said.


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