Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) president Sanjay Nirupam and other party activists were taken into custody here today while they were holding a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nirupam along with other partymen held a protest near Ambedkar statue at Cooperage ground near the Mantralaya, close to the venue of the Prime Minister’s event in Mumbai today.

The protest was to highlight the injustice to Mumbai by shifting international financial hub to Ahmedabad and also to oppose the stopping of foodgrains supply in ration shops to people with APL cards, Nirupam said.

The senior Congress leader and other activists were taken to Colaba police station in south Mumbai, police said.