Congress march to Haryana Raj Bhawan in support of farmers stopped in Chandigarh; Selja, Hooda taken into custody

The Congress had organised the ‘Kisan Adhikar Diwas’ in support of farmers’ agitation

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 15

Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja, Leader of Opposition BS Hooda and other party leaders were taken into preventive custody by Chandigarh Police after they tried to march towards the Haryana Raj Bhawan here in protest against the new farm laws on Friday. 

Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja was taken into preventive custody by Chandigarh Police. Tribune photo/Ravi Kumar

Chandigarh Police stopped Congress protestors just outside their office in Sector 9.

The police took Congress leaders, including Hooda and Selja, under preventive detention. They were first taken to the Sector 3 police station.

Congress leaders tried to move towards Haryana Raj Bhawan. Tribune photo/Ravi Kumar

From there, the Congress leaders tried to move towards Haryana Raj Bhawan. They were again taken in preventive custody and moved to sector 17 police station.

The congress had organised the ‘Kisan Adhikar Diwas’, in support of the farmers’ agitation against the new farm laws, in Chandigarh's Sector-9 on Friday.

 

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