Minor scuffle in Konni during conclusion of bypoll campaign
Konni: The conclusion of high voltage campaign for the by-election witnessed a minor scuffle between UDF activists and police here on Saturday evening.
During campaigning, the United Democratic Front (UDF) activists tried move into the centre of Konni junction. The police prevented this which resulted in the scuffle.
Despite police preventing them, the UDF activists were not ready to move back from the spot. Later, senior leaders came to the spot and pacified the activists following which they moved away from the area.
The officials had granted three different roads in Konni junction for the three leading fronts to conclude their respective bypoll campaigns. However, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) moved into Konni junction while concluding their bypoll campaign. Following this, UDF activists also tried to enter the Konni junction. This resulted in the scuffle.