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Delhi: Protest ahead of Chinese premier Li Keqiang's India visit

IANS
May 19, 2013 at 08:18am IST

New Delhi: Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India, about 50 people on Saturday held a protest in Delhi demanding suspension of talks with China. The protest was organised at Jantar Mantar by the Nationalists Forum of India and support by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad - the student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh - and the Swadeshi Jagran Manch.

The protestors burnt an effigy of the Chinese premier and set on fire some Chinese goods, making an appeal to cut off trade with China. The forum has also decided to submit a memorandum of demands to President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj.

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The protestors burnt an effigy of the Chinese premier and set on fire some Chinese goods, making an appeal to cut off trade with China.

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