The Congress had, on Friday, protested against Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal over ‘deteriorating law and order’ situation in the state. The party offered bangles to Sukhbir as a mark of protest.
Even as Union Minister of Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh, spoke at length about the NDA government’s pro-farmer schemes on Friday, state Agriculture Minister, Tota Singh, disagreed with him on the effectiveness of the schemes.
The victim was rushed to Faridkot’s Guru Gobind Singh Medical College where he succumbed to his injuries. With more than a dozen cases registered against Deva, police are not ruling out the possibility of a gangwar.
The family, joined by Khet Mazdoor unions, want a government job for Sohan Singh’s minor son. DC Sumit Jarangal, meanehile, has agreed to provide a private job according to the boy’s educational qualification
Referring to the recent Barnala suicide case, where a farmer and his mother committed suicide, the association has threatened that those farmers who participated in dharnas in this particular case would not get any advances from the ahrtiyas in the future.
On Sunday, Jaipal, a known gangster named by the police as the “prime suspect” for the daylight killing, updated his Facebook status to rubbish all other rival claims to the killing as a “bundle of lies”.