The repeated assaults on the Punjab BJP leaders, allegedly by farm legislation protestors, have triggered an enormous outcry on-line with the BJP celebration supporters taking to micro-blogging websites, Twitter, to register their protest.

On Twitter, #ShameOnAmarinderSingh began trending on Tuesday, few days after the assault on senior BJP leaders in Rajpura by farm legislation protesters. The Rajpura assault was among the many collection of assaults which were carried out on state BJP leaders together with some MLAs and senior office bearers.

Shockingly, it took a midnight intervention of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Sunday directing the DGP and Patiala SSP to personally make sure the protected exit of BJP leaders and staff held ‘captive’ by farm protestors. Considering the seriousness of the state of affairs, the Court had ordered telephonic service of discover to the police administration to rescue the holed-up BJP leaders.

The Punjab BJP claims these had been organised ‘state-sponsored’ assaults to stop the celebration leaders from deploying their cadres for election work, forward of the state meeting polls. BJP leaders additionally allege that there’s a sample in all of the assaults.

“These attackers below the pretext of farm protests assemble wherever the BJP leaders plan their assembly, and begin cordoning off the venue even because the cops, only a few in numbers, make no try and cease the mob from getting violent,” alleged General Secretary of the Punjab BJP, Subash Sharma. Sharma too was on the Rajpura assembly and was held ‘captive’ for hours.

The police, nevertheless, have denied assaults on the BJP leaders.

Ever for the reason that farm legislation protests have begun in Punjab, a number of BJP leaders have been bodily assaulted. In March, a bunch of alleged farm protesters threw black-coloured liquid on the BJP MLA from Abohar, Arun Narang, and thrashed him and tore his garments when he was travelling to the venue of a scheduled press meet at Malout city in Muktsar district.

BJP leaders allege that these weren’t remoted assaults however had been systematically organized in areas the place the celebration has presence electorally. The state unit has sought the intervention of Centre to make sure enough safety to its leaders.

“We have been in fixed contact with the central management and appraising them in regards to the state of affairs that we’re confronted with right here. It’s a really calculated and state-sponsored assault on opposition events, particularly the BJP. The state authorities ought to take duty for the failure of this legislation and order state of affairs right here,” stated the Punjab BJP Chief, Ashwani Sharma.



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