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Communal tension in Phagwara over viral chat supporting Amritpal Singh

ASHOK KAURA | May 28, 2024 10:40 PM

PHAGWARA: Communal Tension like situation developed in Phagwara when an objectionable what's app chat of a What's App Group namely "Mission Khaddor Sahib" went viral on social media today.The What's App Group was made in the support of Independent Candidate from Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha Seat Amritpaul Singh.

In a written complaint lodged before City Police Phagwara Dalit Leaders Jassi Talhan, Surinder Dhandha, Yash Barna, Satish Bunty and Balwinder Bobby alleged before the police that highly objectionable words about dalits were read in the what's app chat by one Paramjit Akali, Akal Sahai and Chacha Baghela.The Dalit Leaders demanded immediate registration of a case under SC/ST act against the message senders and admin of the group "Mission Khadoor Sahib"for hurting the religious sentiments of the dalits..When contacted the Superintendent of the Police Phagwara Rupinder Kaur Bhatti while talking to this correspondent here this evening that the police have received a written complaint but the cops are investigating in details before registering any case.

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