The ultra right-wing Hindu Mahasabha leaders took out a protest rally.
They said that they considered Gantantra Diwas as Black Day [Kaala Diwas] and raised black flags.
The Mahasabha leaders said that they didn't have faith in Indian constitution.
Meerut is a communally sensitive town in Western UP, which is close to Delhi.
Strangely, despite the provocation, no case was registered in this regard.
The policemen who are generally quite swift in filing FIR, didn't slap them with case of sedition.
The Hindu Mahasabha is known to be an open supporter of right-wing extremist Nathuram Godse, who had killed Mahatma Gandhi, and was sentenced to death for the crime.
1. Hindu group observes Republic day as 'black day' [Times of India]
3. News of Hindu Mahasabha function in Hindi, photo [UP-UK Live, Hindi]
Pride for national days, symbols, flag: The self-styled 'rashtravadis' stand exposed
The self-styled nationalist brigade readily terms others as 'anti-national.
However, the truth is that Muslims who are always on target and are asked to prove patriotism, foist national flag even in Madarsas and on Mosque premises.
Even, on Haj pilgrimate, Indian contingents are seen holding the flag with pride. That's the love for tricolour.
However, the fake nationalists are exposed as they secretly love 'Saffron flag' and it is well-known that right-wing groups avoid hoisting the national flag.
More photos about Republic Day celebration at Madarsas, Darul Ulooms [seminaries] across India
1. Photos of R day celebration in Indian madarsas, seminaries
2. More pictures of Republic day celebrations at Madarsas