Protest marches in support of Rajoana

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 20:56

Phagwara: Activists of Akali Students Federation, led by its President Manjit Singh, on Tuesday took out a march here in support of Balwant Singh Rajoana sentenced to death for assassinating former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.

Carrying placards and banners, the marchers started
from local Nimmawala Gurdwara chowk and passed through various
markets before returning to the same place.

A prayer at the gurdwara for the well-being of Rajoana
preceded the march.

Meanwhile, a report from Sangrur in Punjab said a march
was taken out by a group of people on motorcycles who were
against the hanging of Rajoana.

Protestors also submitted a memorandum to Additional
Deputy Commissioner Pritam Singh Johal in this regard.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 20:56

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