ABVP workers demand action on those who raised anti-India slogans

Bengaluru: A day after Amnesty International India was booked on the charge of sedition, ABVP activists today staged a huge protest here, demanding arrest of those who allegedly raised slogans against India and the Army at an event on Kashmir held by it.

In a statement today responding to the ABVP allegations mentioned in its complaint, Amnesty International India said they were "without substance".

No Amnesty International India employee shouted any slogans at any point, it said, replying to the charge that "slogans were raised that Indian Kashmir should be part of Pakistan."

Karnataka government said police were examining video and CCTV clippings to identify the culprits.

As ABVP activists held a protest in front of Raj Bhavan and nearby. Police struggled to control the agitated students and tried to baton chase them away.

The students demanded action against Amnesty International and speedy arrest of those who had allegedly raised "pro-freedom" and anti-Army slogans at the event on Saturday.