Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 15
Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja, Leader of Opposition BS Hooda and other party leaders were taken into preventive custody by Chandigarh Police after they tried to march towards the Haryana Raj Bhawan here in protest against the new farm laws on Friday.
Chandigarh Police stopped Congress protestors just outside their office in Sector 9.
The police took Congress leaders, including Hooda and Selja, under preventive detention. They were first taken to the Sector 3 police station.
From there, the Congress leaders tried to move towards Haryana Raj Bhawan. They were again taken in preventive custody and moved to sector 17 police station.
The congress had organised the ‘Kisan Adhikar Diwas’, in support of the farmers’ agitation against the new farm laws, in Chandigarh’s Sector-9 on Friday.