Punjab

Later dharna was lifted after the assurance

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | October 19, 2019 12:29 PM

PHAGWARA:It was a day of allegations and Counter Allegations today by different political parties contesting by-election in Phagwara. Smt Anita Som Parkash wife of Union Minister of State Som Parkash along with hundreds of the activists belonging to BJP Mahila Morcha sat on dharna before the office of the Superintendent of the Police Phagwara Manwinder Singh in protest against inaction of the police former BJP Councillor Gurdeep Deepa who recently joined the Congress and used abusive language and derogatory remarks against Som Parkash and his wife(Anita) during a cultural event managed by the Congress in local Onkar Nagar three days back. Smt Anita alleged that the police could not book the alleged accused Deepa. Later dharna was lifted after the assurance of early action given by SP Manwinder Singh who himself came out from the office and reached at dharna site.

LOK INSAAF PARTY:Meanwhile Lok Insaaf Party Candidate Jarnail Nangal today alleged that the official machinery on the instructions of the government removed and torn around 1000 posters and flex boards of LIP in several parts of the assembly constituency. He said a detailed written complaint has been submitted to the concerned authorities.

BSP LEADERS:Bahujan Samaj Party Punjab President Jasbir Singh Garrhi and BSP Candidate Bhagwan Dass also alleged that the hundreds of posters and Flex boards of BSP candidate were found torn and removed from dozens of places in the Phagwara only to show the “Congress Wave” to CM during his road show held in Phagwara today.

CONGRESS MINISTER SAID:Punjab Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora said that BJP,BSP and AAP parties are in frustrated conditions and their leaders are levelling false and manipulated allegations. Arora said they are now reading the writings on the wall.

EMPLOYEES ON DHARNA:Employees belonging to Punjab Subordinate Services Federation and Pensioners Union hold protest rally and submitted a memorandum to local SDM Latif Ahmed in support of their long pending demands here today. Their major demands include immediate release of DA instalments, and increase in pay scales.

 

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