Mumbai: A scuffle broke out between Congress workers and BJP supporters during Congress candidate from Mumbai North, Urmila Matondkar's election campaign at Borivali here Monday, police said.
The BJP workers chanted slogans outside the Borivali railway station, shouting 'Modi, Modi' as they confronted the Congress workers, an onlooker said. Matondkar approached the Borivali police station and lodged a police complaint after the scuffle.
#WATCH Scuffle broke out between Congress workers & BJP supporters during Congress candidate from Mumbai North, Urmila Matondkar's election campaign at Borivali. #Maharashtra. #LokSabhaElections2019 pic.twitter.com/0CD5bhD2Ly— ANI (@ANI) April 15, 2019
Reacting on the scuffle, Matondkar said, "It's being done to create fear. It's just the beginning, it'll take a violent turn. Have asked for police protection; there's a threat to my life. I've filed a complaint."
BJP has fielded sitting MP Gopal Shetty from the constituency.
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