Aditya Sharma/City Correspondent
Chandigarh/Panchkula, 22 July
Haryana Congress protested in Chandigarh on Thursday over phone tapping case. Haryana Pradesh Congress President Kumari Selja State, in-charge Vivek Bansal, former Chief Minister Chandra Mohan, Kalka MLA Pradeep Chaudhary, MLA Aftab Ahmed, MLA Neeraj Sharma, MLA Geeta Bhukkal etc. were present in this demonstration.
Under the leadership of Haryana Congress President Kumari Selja, the protesters marched from Sector-9 Chandigarh Congress Headquarters towards Haryana Raj Bhavan, when the police stopped the protesters by putting up barricades. Meanwhile, the protesters also had a heated argument with the police, due to which the police used force and took the protesters into custody. Kumari Selja said that the government is running away from investigation in the phone tapping case. An impartial inquiry into the matter should be done by a special committee. The Congress was about to submit a memorandum to the Governor regarding this demand.
He said that today there was a peaceful protest on behalf of the Congress, but the government, like every time, pushed the police forward and took them into custody before hearing the demands of the leaders. He said that this case of phone tapping is very serious. Kumari Selja said that instead of resigning after the phone tapping case came to light, the government wanted to ignore their demand through the police, but the Congress would continue to oppose the matter. The protesters were taken into custody and taken to the police station.