Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu was allegedly assaulted, pushed around and his turban pulled off on Sunday at the Singhu border in Delhi the place countless numbers of farmers are staging a protest in opposition to 3 farm sector rules released by the Centre.
Calling it “murderous assault” by some “mischievous elements” in the course of a ‘Jan Sansad’ programme, the Ludhiana MP reported, “We had gone to participate in a assembly identified as by farmer leaders. On reaching the web page, we have been ambushed, as if by guerilla warriors who were being armed with sticks & other weapons. We’re not going to consider any motion now as the farmers’ movements are continue to likely on.”
Bittu’s auto was also broken in the attack at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji Memorial wherever he had long gone with Congress’ Amritsar MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla and celebration MLA Kulbir Singh Zira to go to the celebration.
He more claimed the miscreants are currently being offered massive amounts of dollars to wave Khalistani flags and discredit the movement. “I have been declaring for a while. There are miscreant things. Folks carrying Khalistani flags. But what can farmer leaders do to validate identities amongst these numbers of people today. They are currently being presented nearly anything involving Rs 1 crore to Rs 80 lakh for waving flags and I am a target anyway,” Bittu claimed.
Bittu, the grandson of previous Punjab main minister Beant Singh who was assassinated in 1995, Aujla and Zira have been keeping a protest at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi for the earlier numerous times in help of the ongoing farmers’ agitation.
Bittu claimed a couple people thrashed him near the memorial and pulled off his turban. He explained the incident as a “murderous attack”. Bittu was also pushed close to by angry protesters. In the melee, Zira’s turban also came off.
Some people today ended up making an attempt to help save him and escorted him to his auto. Nonetheless, even as Bittu entered into his motor vehicle, a group of individuals attacked his SUV with sticks, broke its glass panes, rear windscreen and weakened its entrance windshield. The cause why Bittu was attacked was not straight away distinct.
Zira also blamed “some mischievous people” for the attack, saying farmers could not indulge in such activity.
(With PTI inputs)