Delhi: Race Course station closed after BJP plans protest
Posted on: 12:22 PM IST May 12, 2013
New Delhi: A Metro station near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence was closed for public on Sunday morning after BJP youth wing activists announced a march and gherao of the high-security area.
"Race Course Metro station has been closed for public from 11 AM till further directions as per police advice," a Metro official said.
The BJP Yuva Morcha activists, led by its president Anurag Singh Thakur, have announced that they will gherao Manmohan Singh's residence.
"With this demonstration, we demand that the PM ought to speak up and also demand proper investigation into the scams and cases of corruption against the Congress party and its ministers coming out in the news on a daily basis," Thakur said