Punjab BJP Chief Attacked At Toll Booth, Blames Congress Government
Visuals show the smashed windscreen and windows of his Toyota Innova car.Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma was on Monday attacked while crossing a toll booth in Hoshiarpur district, allegedly by farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's farm laws for weeks. The leader was manhandled by the protesters as they vandalised his car. He has blamed Captain Amarinder Singh's government for the incident.Visuals show the smashed windscreen and windows of his Toyota Innova car. His supporters later raised slogans against the Congress government in the state.
"My gunmen rescued me when I was attacked near the toll plaza. Why are policemen not deployed at the spots blocked by farmers? Even farmers should know that such anti-social elements will defame their protest," he said after the incident."The police are supporting those farmers who have surrounded the houses of our leaders in Punjab.