Farm labour­ers gherao po­lice sta­tion in Muktsar

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Punjab -

MUKTSAR : A day af­ter po­lice booked some Dalit lead­ers for il­le­gally tak­ing pos­ses­sion of pan­chayat land in Maur, Balam­garh and Chakk Madarassa vil­lagers, hun­dreds of farm labour­ers gheraoed the Lakhi­wali po­lice sta­tion on Satur­day. The protesters, un­der the ban­ner of the Di­hati Ma­j­door Sabha, gath­ered and raised slo­gans against po­lice of­fi­cials and sub­mit­ted a mem­o­ran­dum to tehsil­dar Ra­jin­der­pal Singh .On Fri­day, irked over the de­lay in al­lot­ment of 5-marla plots, some com­mu­nity mem­bers had started an ag­i­ta­tion and oc­cu­pied pan­chayat land.

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