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Akali Dal holds dharna at Attari Border against drug smuggling

The Shiromani Akali Dal held a sit-in near the Attari international border on Monday to pitch for "greater vigilance along the border with Pakistan" to stop the flow of narcotics into the state. Joint Centre-state efforts needed to tackle drug menace, says Badal

punjab Updated: Jan 05, 2015 15:45 IST
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The Shiromani Akali Dal held a sit-in near the Attari international border on Monday to pitch for "greater vigilance along the border with Pakistan" to stop the flow of narcotics into the state.

Two-hour-long sit-ins was also be held near Hussainiwala and Sadqi check points in Amritsar, Ferozepur and Fazilka border districts respectively.

Earlier, the Punjab Congress had announced plans to stage a sit-in today at the Amritsar district headquarters to demand the dismissal of the Shir omani Akali Dal (SAD)-led government in Punjab for allegedly inciting people against the security forces. However, the event was cancelled.