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Ludhiana, November 6
Hundreds of Shiromani Akali Dal workers courted arrest outside Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s residence in Chandigarh on Saturday, November 6.
The Akali Dal workers had been protesting outside Channi’s residence with several demands. The workers were demanding compensation for the cotton growers whose crop was destroyed. Other than that, they were demanding a reduction in fuel prices.
Also, Shiromani Akali Dal workers were protesting against the appointment of Jagdish Tytler as one of the permanent invitees to the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee.
SAD President Sukhbir Badal took to Twitter and shared the pictures from the protest site. In a series of tweets, Sukhbir condemned Congress. He also shared a picture where a person’s head was wounded.
“This corrupt Cong govt & it’s CM who is only interested in loot & scoot lathi charged peaceful Akali workers raising voice of farmers demanding compensation of Rs 50,000/acre for cotton growers & reduction in State VAT on petrol & diesel by Rs 10/Ltr in front of CM residence,” Sukhbir wrote.
Have a look at the series of Tweets
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(Published by- Manav Bansal)