Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, October 19
Shiromani Akali Dal MLAs on Monday rode on tractors to Punjab Vidhan Sabha, only to be stopped by the police at Sector 2 roundabout here.
Senior Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia along with SAD legislature party president Sharanjit Singh Dhillon drove tractors to Punjab Vidhan Sabha on the first day of the two-day special session.
Majithia told mediapersons that they chose tractors as a vehicle associated with farmers to mark protest against the black farm laws.
A special daylong session of the Vidhan Sabha is being held on Monday over the three central farm laws.
Punjab has decided to toughen its stand by adopting legislation to counter the three central farm laws.