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Police in Ludhiana fire in air to quell protesters

india Updated: Dec 05, 2009 13:34 IST

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Police in this largest city of Punjab fired in the air and lobbed tear gas on Sikh protesters who tried to disrupt a religious conference of controversial sect leader Ashutosh Maharaj in Ludhiana on Saturday.

At least 10 vehicles, including of the police, were damaged by the protesters on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road.

Conservative Sikhs oppose the teachings of Ashutosh Maharaj.