October 12th, 2011
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Prashanth Bhushan attacked in his SC chamber

prashanth-bhushanNew Delhi: Senior lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan was beaten up by three people inside his chamber in the Supreme court.  The attackers are said to belong to the Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena.The attackers who were infuriated with Prashanth Bhushans claims for granting greater autonomy to Kashmir gave vent to their pent up sentiments.

The Bhagath Singh Kranti Sena who have taken complete responsibility in their facebook site wrote,”We hit Prashant Bhushan hard in his chamber in Supreme Court. If you will try to break my nation, I will break your heads.”

The attacker barged into the room and slapped Mr Bhushan on his face and kicked him several times in full glare of TV cameras. The attack came as a complete surprise to all those present. People who gathered at the spot forcefully separated the activist from the chamber.

The incident has been considered a complete violation of democratic procedures. Several leaders including Kiran Bedi has condemned the assault. Three people who were involved in the assault were arrested later by the police. Prashanth Bhushan has been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.







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