#PunjabProtest: Protest intensifies in Punjab

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| Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 10:43
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#PunjabProtest: Protest intensifies in Punjab
Punjab: The recent protest in Punjab against the desecration of the Sikh religious book, “Guru Granth Sahib” has intensified. (Also Read: Two killed as Sikh protestors, police clash near Punjab town)
 
Concerned with the same, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal all possible help.
 
The opposition has demanded for the President’s rule in the state whereas, the state government is tagging it as a conspiracy. 
 
“It was our mission to arrest the perpetrators,” Sukhwinder Singh Badal, Deputy CM Punjab commented on the incident. (Also Read: Rs.1 crore reward for information on desecrators: Punjab)
 
Calling the incident as a conspiracy, he further added, “It’s a big conspiracy to disrupt the peace of Punjab.” 
 
He also informed that they have been successful in arresting two accused.
 
The SGPC called the act ‘Shameful’ and its President Avtar Makkar commented, “Certain forces disturbing peace in Punjab.” 
 
Indicating towards the poor law and order situation in the state, Bhagwant Mann, AAP Leader said, “Law and Order situation deteriorating in Punjab.” 
 
He further added, “We demand President’s rule in Punjab and demand action against accused cops.” 
 
Clashes between Sikhs and police took place on Wednesday, October 14th 2015, when Sikhs were protesting against the desecration of their holy book “Guru Granth Sahib.”
 
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