Several people were arrested after a BJP councillor was tied to a tree and beaten up in Gujarat Vadodara district on Tuesday.
Arpund 30 people have been arrested.
The people mostly slum dwellers anger was fuelled when Patel said that he was not aware of the civic body’s action .
The attackers then proceeded to grill the politician on why he hadn’t warned the residents about the demolition notice.
The Vadodara municipal commissioners office had told the residents that Patel was informed about the razing.
A video on social media showed the councillor Hasmukh Patel a torn shirt as residents abuse him.
He was rescued by team of police officers that rushed to the spot and took him to hospital.