A mega protest was held by hundreds of BJP workers near Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi against vandalisation of a statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Lahore. BJP Delhi unit, Purvanchal Morcha, Yuva Morcha and Sikh Cell also participated in the protest. The protesters chanted slogans and displayed placards against Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and demanded apology for the incident. BJP Delhi president Adesh Gupta, Vice president Rajan Tewari, national spokesperson Sardar R.P. Singh, national youth wing secretary Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and others participated in the protest. They gathered at Teen Murti area and held a march towards Pakistan High Commission. The police stopped them detained some of the workers. BJP Delhi Yuva Morcha president Vasu Rukhar demanded that the Pakistan government must apologise and install a grand statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh where it was demolished in Lahore. “We are demanding not just an apology from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan but also demanding for his assurance and arrangements to stop persecution of minorities specially of Hindus and Sikhs and desecration of their shrines and idols,” Rukhar said.