The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and SKM (Non-Political) have demanded registration of a murder case against those responsible for the death of a protester, Shubh Karan Singh, 21, of Bathinda, due to Haryana Police action at Khanauri on the Sangrur-Jind border
During the marathon meeting that went on late into night, the farmers remained adamant that the Centre fulfill their demands immediately. This, even as the ministers tried to get across the point that it is not conducive at the moment as the Lok Sabha election schedule could be announced any time now, which would bring into force the model code of conduct as a result of which the government can’t announce policy decisions.
Preneet Kaur, a prominent face of the Congress in the royal city, is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) next week. Presently, suspended by the Congress for alleged anti-party activities, Preneet openly supports the saffron party in her stronghold, Patiala.