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Akali workers join Congress

Punjab
Tribune News Service Amritsar, June 18 The Congress on Monday claimed that a “substantial” number of SAD workers had joined the party in the presence of PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar at Majitha. Congress’ general secretary Sukhjinder Singh Lalli Majithia said “they were so many that everyone could not be entertained on the dais”. He claimed that eight sarpanches, 50 panches, two councillors, four former sarpanches and many leading Akali families had come forward to announce their allegiance to the Congress. Jakhar said the Akalis would have to pay for their “wrongdoings” in Majitha during their 10-year rule. Meanwhile, former minister Bikram Singh Majithia termed the desertion by Akali workers as “recycling of old material”. He claimed that...

Congress protests hike in fuel prices

Punjabi Politics
Tribune News Service Muktsar, June 14 Congress leader-cum-former Muktsar MLA Karan Kaur Brar along with her supporters lodged a protest at Sarainaga village against the increase in fuel prices on Thursday. The Congress activists protested for nearly two hours on the Muktsar-Kotkapura highway, but did not block the road. The protesters said the commoners were bearing the brunt of daily rise in prices of petroleum products, but the Centre was not taking any action in this regard. The Tribune