New Delhi: Azad Samaj Party national president Chandrashekhar Azad on Sunday alleged that shots were fired at his cavalcade in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr while he was there to campaign for party’s candidate in bypolls. The Bhim Army chief was in Bulandshahr to seek votes for Hazi Yamin, who is contesting from Sadar assembly seat. Elections are being held in Sadr constituency after the death of Vijay Sirohi, BJP MLA from the constituency. Also Read - FIR Registered In Connection With Firing At Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad: UP Police
“Today’s rally has left them worried. This is the reason shots were fired at my convoy in a cowardly manner. It shows their disappointment over their poll loss and they want the atmosphere to be vitiated,” he tweeted in Hindi. Also Read - No Link Between Bhim Army And PFI, Claims of Rs 100 Crore Pumped For Hathras Protest Untrue, Says ED
However, Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh said the incident has not been confirmed yet and only a news channel was running the report of the alleged attack.