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Chandigarh: BJP minister,Raipur mayor held over clash

Agrawal and Nayak were arrested on Saturday night,but were later released on bail bond,the police said.

Senior BJP minister Brijmohan Agrawal and Raipur Mayor Kiranmayee Nayak were arrested in connection with a clash between their supporters during a news channel show here,the police said on Sunday.

Agrawal and Nayak were arrested on Saturday night,but were later released on bail bond,the police said.

A clash broke out between supporters of School Education Minister Brijmohan Agrawal and Congress candidate Kiranmayee Nayak when they were brought together on a common platform by a news channel for its political show on Wednesday night,Raipur SP O P Pal said.

Nayak is pitted against Agrawal from Raipur South constituency in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Since the show was being broadcast live,the clash was caught on camera,police said.