Congress, SAD activists clash in Bathinda

Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 13:33

Chandigarh: Activists of ruling Shiromani
Akali Dal (SAD) and opposition Congress in Punjab clashed in
Dyalpura Bhaike village of Bathinda district here, Police said
on Thursday.

The incident, in which gun fires were shot in the air and
window panes of several vehicles were also smashed, took place
yesterday, as reported .

According to police, activists of Congress alleged that
Gurpreet Singh Maluka, son of a senior SAD leader and other
Akali workers were distributing money among the voters, luring
them to cast their votes in favour SAD candidate.

SAD activists, however, alleged that they were
campaigning in the village when some Congress workers attacked
them without any intimidation, Police added.

No person was injured in the face-off and a case has been
registered against the activists of both the parties, they
said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 13:31

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