Thiruvananthapuram: BJP has called for a hartal in Kerala capital, Thiruvananthapuram district on Tuesday. The move comes as a protest against the police violence during the BJP secretariat march on Mondy.
Violent incidents took place when the BJP workers marched towards the secretariat gate where the BJP general secretary A N Rashakrishnan had been on a huger strike since December 3 demanding government to withdraw prohibitory orders in Sabarimala.
Police used water cannons and tear gas shells against the protesters after they started stone pelting. Some of the protesters were injured.