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BJP MP Tarun Vijay injured in stone-pelting in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP from Uttarakhand Tarun Vijay was on Friday injured in stone-pelting in the state’s Dehradun district, party sources said here.

The incident is said to have occurred at Pokhari village when a group of people pelted stones at him and his supporters when they were going to visit Silgur Devta temple.

The Bharatiya Janata Party leader and his injured supporters were admitted to a nearby primary health centre.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan condemned the attack.

“Strongly condemn the attack on party MP Shri Tarunvijay in Uttarakhand. Such acts have no place in democracy. Wishing him speedy recovery,” Chouhan tweeted.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu also wished him speedy recovery. “My dear friend Tarun Vijay get well soon @Tarunvijay,” Prabhu tweeted.

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