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SAD protests, seeks minister’s dismissal

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Fatehgarh Sahib, September 2

Workers of the SAD and the Youth Akali Dal (YAD) led by Didar Singh Bhatti, SAD halka in-charge for Fatehgarh Sahib, and Raju Khanna, in-charge, Amloh constituency, today staged a protest against Social Welfare Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore SC scholarship scam. They also burnt his effigy in front of the DC office.


Sukhbir Badal, SAD President

SIT probe a cover up

The CM is trying to save Cabinet Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot. The SIT probe is just a cover up. .


The protesters raised slogans against the state government and sought the minister's dismissal and a CBI probe against him. While talking to the media, Bhatti and Khanna claimed that it was clear that the minister was involved in the scam as the Additional Chief Secretary of his own department had indicted him.

They said the SC community comprised around 32 per cent of the state's population and Dharamsot had "embezzled" around Rs 64 crore which were meant for the community students and the funds should be transferred to the students.

Bathinda: Youth Akali Dal workers burnt the effigy of the minister outside the District Administrative Complex in Bathinda on Wednesday. They demanded his resignation. The protest was headed by YAD district president Gurdeep Singh Kotshamir and district rural president Gardaur Singh.

Abohar: Defying prohibitory orders issued under Section 144 of CrPC and the Disaster Management Act, some workers of the Youth Akali Dal on Wednesday staged a protest to against the minister. They raised slogans against him and demanded his dismissal from the Cabinet

from The Tribune

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