Ghaziabad, August 20 (TNA) In what could leave the farmers front - Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) red-faced, its press in-charge Shamsher Rana has filed a police complaint against a colleague. In his complaint to the Kaushambi Police, Rana has feared for his life and has accused BKU's
National media in-charge Dharmendra Malik could harm him. It is alleged that Dharmendra Malik and Shamsher Rana had a scuffle on August 14, an incident which involved life threats and hence the police complaint.
Sources say the rift between the leaders of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) sitting on a dharna at the UP Gate in protest against the three agricultural laws has once again come to the fore.
It is alleged that on August 14, Dharmendra Malik threatened to kill Shamsher Rana by assaulting him. He complained to the organization, but he was not heard out, following which he has filed a complaint with the police.
Shamsher Rana, who lives in Pratap Vihar, Ghaziabad, says that he has been the national press in-charge of BKU for the last several years. He told that on August 14, while taking out the tri-color march at the UP Gate, the convoy was stopped for taking photos and making videos. It is alleged that during this time Dharmendra Malik came along with his comrades and started a scuffle with Shamsher Rana, using abusive language.
He alleges that with the intention of killing, they started taking him to a lonely place. He survived because of the people present there, he further added. Shamsher Rana has said that he has been attacked thrice since January. Dharmendra Malik wants him to leave the post of national press in-charge.
Inspector Mahendra Singh, in-charge of Kaushambi police station says that the complaint of Shamsher Rana has been taken. The matter will be investigated and action will be taken. At the same time, Dharmendra Malik says that Shamsher Rana is mentally ill, there is no problem.