BALIA: A woman attending Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s rally in Ballia on Tuesday was asked by police officers to take off her burqa. In the video, a police officer can be seen asking a woman to take off the burqa.
Reacting to the incident Balia SP Anil Kumar said that he has no information of any such incident. However, he added that everyone had the instructions to see that no one shows black cloth to the UP CM.
He added that the incident will be probed and action will be taken.
The woman said that she did not know why she was being asked to remove her burqa. Th woman and her husband both are BJP workers.
The incident comes days after the UP CM was shown black flags by some protesters while he was addressing an election meeting in Meerut on Saturday. The protesters were later thrashed by BJP workers and detained by the police.
Adityanath was in Meerut to campaign for the municipal body polls in the state. During the public meeting, his speech was disrupted by protesters who raised slogans against him and waved black flags. (Agencies)