AAP stages protest against MC for eviction drive

  • HT Correspondent, hindustan times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Jan 27, 2016 19:04 IST

Aam Aadmi Party Labour Wing staged a protest against the municipal corporation and objected to the dictatorial style of functioning and highhanded eviction drive against street vendors by the corporation on the eve of Republic Day at Field Ganj.

Large number of party volunteers along with Rehri-Farhi Association staged a dharma opposite to Kucha Number 8 and raised slogans against the municipal corporation.

Speaking on the occasion AAP circle in-charge and president of Rehrhi-Farhi Association Ludhiana Bal Krishan Pappi criticised the corporation drive and said that instead of solving the problem of the street vendors the municipal corporation, authorities only moved this step to support mafia in the city.

As per the directions of the Supreme Court, the officials should allocate vending zones for the street vendors instead of committing allegedly atrocities on the common people.

On the occasion AAP Ludhiana zone coordinator Col CM Lakhanpal (retired) and others were present and extended full support to the agitating street vendors.

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