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Akali minister Sekhon’s cavalcade attacked by villagers in Bathinda

Irked over lack of developmental work, a group of villagers in Kuttewal Khurd village near here attacked the cavalcade of Punjab’s public works department (PWD) minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon on Wednesday afternoon.

punjab Updated: Mar 02, 2016, 17:36 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Punjab’s public works department (PWD) minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon.
Punjab’s public works department (PWD) minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon.(HT File Photo)

Irked over lack of developmental work, a group of villagers in Kuttewal Khurd village near here attacked the cavalcade of Punjab’s public works department (PWD) minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon on Wednesday afternoon.

Though Sekhon escaped unhurt, the agitated villagers broke the windowpanes of the vehicle in which the local deputy superintendent of police was traveling. The pandemonium prevailed when Sekhon was touring villages in his constituency, Maur.

Later on Tuesday, Sekhon also visited Ram Nagar village, where he faced the wrath of some women who complained of not getting social welfare pensions on time.

This was not for the first time that Sekhon’s cavalcade was targeted as earlier in November last year, farmers in Khokhar village in Bathinda district protested against the minister.

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