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May 12, 2013 at 05:34pm IST

BJP workers clash with police outside 7RCR, demand PM's resignation

New Delhi: BJP's youth wing workers on Sunday clashed with the police outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence and demanded his resignation over coalgate and Railway bribery scam.

Section 144 has been imposed around 7, Racecourse Road and the road leading to the Prime Minister's residence has been blocked.

Heavy police deployment around the area after the youth members of the BJP led by Anurag Thakur staged protests. Police used water canons to disperse the protesting BJP members.

"With this demonstration, we demand that the PM ought to speak up and also demand proper investigation into the scams and cases of corruption against Congress and its ministers coming out in the news on a daily basis," Thakur said.

Race Course Metro station has been closed for public from 11 am till further directions as per police advice, a Metro official said.

With Additional Inputs from PTI