BJP MP Tarun Vijay injured in scuffle outside Uttarakhand temple

Dehradun: Rajya Sabha MP Tarun Vijay on Friday sustained serious injuries after a scuffle outside the Silgur Devta Temple near Mussoorie in Uttarakhand, media reports said.


In the fight that ensued, the BJP lawmaker’s car was also vandalized.


According to the reports, Vijay was protesting against restrictions on the entry of Dalits inside the temple premises. This infuriated the public, who pelted stones at him.


Injured Vijay has been admitted to the nearby hospital at Chakrata.

Meanwhile, Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat has ordered an enquiry into the incident at Chakrata in which BJP MP Tarun Vijay was injured in a scuffle outside a temple.

News24 Bureau