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Sikh farmers protest in Chandigarh turned violent

Chandigarh, Punjab: Over 25,000 farmers from all over Punjab on Tuesday thronged Chandigarh to hold a protest rally here in protest against unbundling of Punjab State Electricity Board. The protest march which remained peaceful during day but around 4 PM turned violent forcing the police to lathi charge the farmers. The protesting farmers set on fire dozens of police vehicles ...

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Sikh farmers high in demand around globe

Chandigarh, Punjab: Farmers of the state may head for Mongolia soon with the Ministry of External Affairs considering a proposal to send them to farm land in that country for six months every year. It may also take up the issue of opening a visa office at Amritsar and has asked its Ambassador in Spain to expedite the case for ...

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