Patiala: Punjab police on Sunday arrested a dozen
leaders and workers of Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani),a
radical organisation, in raids conducted throughout the state
in the wee hours.
The arrest came on the eve of a march organised by the
group to celebrate tri-centenary of establishment of first
sikh rule by warrior Baba Banda Singh Bahadur from June one.
Sources in SAD (Panch Pardhani) said that in an emergency
meeting it was decided that the party shall undertake the
March as per the schedule.