SAD Halka South and Halka Atam Nagar stage dharna against hike in electricity bills
Protesters also condemn hike in diesel and petrol prices
Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) staged protests today against the hike in diesel and petrol prices. Ludhiana Halka Atam Nagar and Halka Ludhiana South held dharna near GNE College, near Gill Canal Bridge. Akali workers first protested in their respective Halka i.e. Ludhiana South and Atam Nagar and then they protested at Gill Canal Bridge.
Protest was led by Jathedar Hira Singh Gabria Incharge of Halka Ludhiana South and former Cabinet Minister Punjab along with Gurmeet Singh Kular Incharge of Halka Atam Nagar and Senior Vice President Industry and Trade Wing, Madan Lal Bagga Senior Vice President Industry and Trade Wing, Balbir Singh Manku Member Working Committee, Swaran Singh Maholi Former Councillor and Member General Council, Baljit Singh Bansal Member Working Committee and President Ward 41, Parupkar Singh Ghumman President Legal Wing, Manjeet Singh Shimlapuri, Chander Bhan, Jaspal Singh Giaspura, Sukhwinder Pal Singh Garcha, Bibi Balbir Kaur, Bibi Manjeet Kaur Thanedarni.
While the party protested against the hike in oil prices and increase in electricity bills, they also raised its voice against the Government of Punjab for the restoration of the blue cards of the poor and needy.