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Boat carrying BJP activists capsizes in Dal during poll rally led by Anurag Thakur, Chug

Firdous Qadri

Srinagar, Dec 13, GNS: A boat carrying BJP activists capsized in Dal Lake during an election rally led by saffron party’s leaders, among others including MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and party’s national general secretary Tarun Chugh.

Official sources told GNS that the party had organised a boat rally in Dal lake and one of the boats carrying several activists capsized near Ghat no.17 adjacent to Chaar Chinary. However all were rescued immediately.

As a precatiounary measure, those who fell in the water body were given medical attention. Sources said that besides Anurag Thakur, who is also BJP’s DDC poll incharge for JK and BJP National Secretary Chugh, the rally was attended by Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, BJP’s national spokesperson and some local leaders including Sofi Yousuf and Altaf Thakur. (GNS)

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