Jalandhar: A protest has been launched by Sikh Talmel Committee and some Hindu organisations at Kapurthala chowk in Jalandhar after several torn pages of Guru Granth Sahib andBhagavad Gita were found in canal.
Huge number of police personnel were deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident as tension gripped Jalandhar, according to a report in The Indian Express.
Reportedly, over 200 torn pages of Guru Granth Sahib and several pages of the Bhagavad Gita were found floating in the Bist-Doab canal in Sher Singh colony near Kapurthala chowk.
The incident came to light after one Prince Pal Singh, who said he was returning from a Gurdwara, spotted the torn pages in canal.
As soon as the news broke out, a number of people entered the canal and started collecting the torn pages of religious books.
Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal on Saturday condemned the incident.