Bengaluru, Feb. 28 -- After Congress Leader Syed Nasir Hussain emerged victorious in the Rajya Sabha polls on Tuesday, February 28, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused a worker of raising pro-Pakistan slogans during celebrations in the premise of the Legislative Assembly.

Karnataka BJP on Wednesday launched a statewide protest to condemn the alleged incident of the raising of "pro-Pakistan" slogans.

Leader of the Opposition, R. Ashoka took a protest march from the State Legislators' House to the Vidhana Soudha slamming the Congress government for not addressing the issue seriously.

The LoP in the Legislative Council Kota Srinivas Poojari, BJP General Secretary and MLA V. Sunil Kumar and other BJP MLAs joined him in the protest.