Sikh protesters clash with police in Punjab

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Kotkapura has been tense since more than 100 pages of the Guru Granth Sahib were found scattered in a street leading to the gurudwara at Bargari village on Monday. (Sanjeev Kumar./HT Photo)

Kotkapura has been tense since more than 100 pages of the Guru Granth Sahib were found scattered in a street leading to the gurudwara at Bargari village on Monday. (Sanjeev Kumar./HT Photo)

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Police used batons and water cannons and fired in the air to disperse members of Sikh groups who gathered in Kotkapura town of Faridkot district early on Wednesday to protest the act of sacrilege in Bargari village. (Sanjeev Kumar/ Ht Photo)

Police used batons and water cannons and fired in the air to disperse members of Sikh groups who gathered in Kotkapura town of Faridkot district early on Wednesday to protest the act of sacrilege in Bargari village. (Sanjeev Kumar/ Ht Photo)

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Police used batons and water cannons to disperse protesters in Kotkapura town of Faridkot district. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

Police used batons and water cannons to disperse protesters in Kotkapura town of Faridkot district. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

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An injured policeman during protests by Sikh groups following the alleged desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

An injured policeman during protests by Sikh groups following the alleged desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

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The situation remained tense in the area as protesters blocked roads at several locations, damaged vehicles and torched an anti-riots vehicle. (Sanjeev kumar /HT Photo)

The situation remained tense in the area as protesters blocked roads at several locations, damaged vehicles and torched an anti-riots vehicle. (Sanjeev kumar /HT Photo)

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Sikh protesters damaged police vehicles in a clash that erupted in Moga following the alleged desecration. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

Sikh protesters damaged police vehicles in a clash that erupted in Moga following the alleged desecration. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT Photo)

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