The Tyagi community is gearing up for an agitation against the BJP. After getting released from jail, BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi held a meeting with members of the Tyagi community in Muzaffarnagar on Monday evening and said that the community was planning to hold a gathering of the Tyagi-Brahmin societies soon.
Shrikant Tyagi had been booked under the Gangsters Act and relevant IPC sections after he abused and shoved a woman resident of his society in Noida following an argument over illegal encroachments a few months ago.
He said that the members of Tyagi society, who are also BJP workers, are feeling insecure. “We are going to take a big decision in the coming days, which will be announced after holding a massive rally in the NCR, soon.”
Shrikant Tyagi has been visiting villages that have a sizeable Tyagi population in this regard.
“Shrikant Tyagi has been unfairly targeted. We are planning to confront the BJP, and we will elect a member who belongs to our community,” said Mangram Tyagi, a prominent leader of the community.
Addressing the gathering of the Tyagi Samaj, Shrikant said: “I accept that misbehaving with any woman is wrong, but is it wrong to protect one’s honour? That was the reaction to the action. I was just protecting my honour, that was my only fault and for it, I was booked under the Gangster Act and many more sections.”
He also blamed a section of BJP leaders who had plotted and planned against him for political reasons.
With inputs from News18