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Traffic blocked on Nakodar-Jalandhar road

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Nakodar, March 18, 2013
First Published: 17:30 IST(18/3/2013) | Last Updated: 17:32 IST(18/3/2013)

More than 220 activists of CPM (PaslaGroup) on Monday blocked traffic for than one hour on the Nakodar-Jalandhar road at Kang Sahibu village to protest against cases filed against 20 farmers following the death of ASI Kulbir Singh under mysterious circumstances at Jeobala village.

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The traffic was blocked on a call given by a joint committee of farmers and workers and inspite of restrictions.

Addressing a rally, leaders said that the policeman had died of heart failure and the farmers could not be held responsible for their death. They demanded the immediate release of arrested farmers and cancellation of case registered against them.

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