Majitha/Chawinda: Hundreds of people came out in support of Punjab Cabinet Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday,and condemned the conspiracy to drag his name in connection with an alleged drugs racket.
They burnt effigies of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Partap Singh Bajwa and arrested smuggler Jagdish Bhola who had made wild and baseless allegations against Majithia.
The porters who were angry over the false and ticklish allegations raised slogans against the Congress leaders as they held [protest rallies at Majithia, Chawinda Devi and Mattewal.
The youth Akal Dal leaders gathered at these three places and registered their protests against the Congress party which had been targeting Bikram Majithia as he had been taking the opposition head on.
The slogans of `Bajwa Murdabaad’ and `Majithia Virudh Saajish Murdabaad’ rent the air.
The protest rallyists passed through the streets and bazaars and were given a rousing welcome as people in general also joined them in condemning the conspiracy to defame Majithia who they said has ushered in a new chapter of development and people’s welfare in the area.
The Akali leaders blamed Bajwa and his brother Fatehjung Singh Bajwa for their anti-national activities and links with terorists, being part of the `land mafia’ and links with the criminals.
They said such acts of Bajwa brothers had been out in the open and now to divert people’s attention, they were making false allegations against Majithia.
The Akali leaders warned the Congress leaders that they would launch a massive protest against them if they did not stop the malicious and misleading propaganda against their leader.
The leaders who took an active part during the protest rally included PEDA Chairman Bhai Manjit Singh, Political Advisor to the Minister Talbir Singh Gill, Ex. Chairman Sukhwinder Singh Goldy, Ex. MLA Ranjit Singh Wariyamnagal, SGPC Member Jodh Singh Samra, Chairman Rajinder Kumar Jaintipur, Chairman Harwinder Singh Bhullar, Balbir Singh Chandi, Salwant Singh Seth, Chairman Kulbir Singh Mattewal, Chairman Gurjinder Singh, Chairman Gurwal Singh Alkari, Resham Singh Bhullar, Babbi Bhagwan, Dr. Manjit Singh Bhoma, Sarabjit Singh Supariwind, Swaranjit Singh and Ranjit Singh Bhoma, Rakesh Parashar, Dr.Tarsem Singh Sialka, Avtar Gill, Rajesh Laati, Prabhdyal Singh Nangal, Kirpal Singh Ram Diwali, Sarwan Singh Ram Diwali, Sikandar Singh Khidowali and Nirmal Singh Pakharpura. k