Mangaluru, May 11, 2017 : A fracas between two factions of the District Youth Congress reportedly took place at the party office here on May 11, Thursday. It has been gathered that a party worker named Lukman from Bantwal was assaulted.
Lukman is said to be candidate for the post of President of Youth Congress in the election to be held in the near future and was reportedly assaulted by a certain Keerthi who is said to be belonging to the faction of the sitting District Youth Congress President Mithun Rai.
Sources said the warring groups even abused each other right in the presence of some leaders.
Meanwhile the assaulted Congressman Lukman claimed that he and his supporters had succeeded in bringing over 15000 new members to the Congress in the membership drive since six months and alleged that a group within the party which was against him had resorted to the assault.
He also said as the incident took place inside the party office, no complaint would be lodged. However, he said he would inform the party leadership about the incident.