Clashes erupt between AAP and alleged Akali activists :
Malout, September 3: Clashes erupted between Aam Aadmi Party volunteers and alleged Akali activists at AAP’s rally at Malout on Saturday.
Sangrur Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann had just begun his speech when some suspected Akali protesters disrupted the event, leading to clashes. AAP activists began raising anti-Akali slogans and later blocked the Malout-Delhi national highway to protest the disruption. Stone-throwing was also reported at the Malout grain market.
Mann left soon after clashes began.
Some leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal burnt Mann’s effigy minutes before his rally.
No policeman had arrived till the time of filing this report.
Jasjit Singh, the person in charge of AAP’s Malout circle, claimed Youth Akali Dal leader Nippy Aulakh and SOI leader Lappi Enakhera were among the protesters at the rally.