Punjab, 28/3 (AO Bureau): In a shocking development, Farmers, who are protesting the three new agricultural laws of the central government, are now becoming fierce. On Saturday, farmers beat up a BJP MLA Arun Narang in Malot in Muktsar district of Punjab. The farmers tore the shirt of the BJP MLA and at the same time, black ink was also thrown on him. It was known that the Central Government has enacted new agricultural laws at the end of last year, after which thousands of farmers of Haryana, Punjab were angry.
Abohar MLA Arun Narang went to Malot to address the press conference, which was strongly opposed by the farmers. Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mallot) Jaspal Singh told the news agency ‘PTI-Bhasha’ over the phone that the police officer posted there took Narang out to a safe place. Narang said that he was punched by some people and they also threw black-colored fluid on him.
Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar has condemned the attack on BJP MLA Arun Narang in Malot today, saying such behavior is unacceptable in a democracy. He said today that such incidents will weaken the peasant movement. Describing the incident in Malot as unfortunate, he said that in a democracy every person should be given a chance to speak and everyone should respect the right of every citizen of the country to speak.