New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supporters in Lucknow on Monday staged violent protest at Congress office pulling down posters of Sonia Gandhi. The demonstration was organized to express exasperation against the Centre’s bids in the Parliament to get the contentious SC/ST promotion quota bill passed in the Parliament.

The Rajya Sabha is scheduled to vote on the Constitution (117th Amendment) Bill 2012 on Monday evening.

Nearly 18 lakh government employees in Uttar Pradesh are on strike to protest against the SC/ST quota bill.


Latest News from India News Desk