Water cannons used to cease Congress staff from marching to Haryana CM Khattar’s residence


Chandigarh, December 2

Police used water cannons on Wednesday as Punjab Youth Congress workers jumped barricades trying to march to Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar’s home here, protesting over the new farm laws.’

Police use water cannon on Punjab Youth Congress workers in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Ravi Kaumar

The protesters said they planned to gherao Khattar’s official residence, according to Chandigarh Police.

A Youth Congress worker said they were protesting against the Khattar government for stopping thousands of farmers while they were taking part in their Delhi Chalo march.

There was a strong police deployment near Khattar’s residence.

The water cannons were deployed about three kilometres away from his home. The activists led by Punjab Youth Congress president Barinder Dhillon had earlier gathered near the Chandigarh headquarters of the Congress. PTI



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