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SAD targets AAP at dharna against govt

Punjab
Tribune News Service Ropar, June 26 The SAD chose to lash out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here on Monday during a protest against the Congress government over the “hefty” taxes on petrol and diesel. SAD vice-president and former Cabinet minister Daljit Singh Cheema focused on criticising AAP, particularly its local MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa. After Sandoa was attacked when he had gone to stop illegal mining near Nurpur Bedi recently, his personal assistant Jagpal, releasing a video on social media, had levelled allegations against Cheema over promoting mining mafia during the SAD-BJP regime. While addressing a gathering on Monday, Cheema hit out at AAP and Sandoa. He said Sandoa’s behaviour was condemnable and a high-level inquiry must be conducted over allegations agains...

AAP stages dharna, demands CBI probe into illegal mining

Punjab
Tribune News Service Ropar, June 25 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) staged a state-level dharna against the attack on party leader and local MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa here on Monday. The AAP has demanded a CBI inquiry into all cases of illegal mining in the state. The party has also demanded a White Paper regarding police investigation conducted till now in Bargari sacrilege incident and Maur Mandi blast. Addressing party workers, AAP state co-president Dr Balbir Singh said he dared Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to mark an inquiry into illegal mining cases of the past 15 years to know the involvement of SAD, Congress and AAP leaders. Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, interacting with mediapersons on the sidelines of the rally, alleged that the state police was adopting a lax approa...