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Police in Ludhiana fire in air to quell protesters

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.

india Updated: Dec 05, 2009 13:34 IST

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.

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