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Cong indulging in vendetta politics in Punjab: Sukhbir

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief today alleged that the ongoing attacks on Akali workers in had made it clear that the ruling in the state had given a "go-ahead" to its cadre "to indulge in vendetta politics".

It also seemed that the state police had been "informally co-opted in this vendetta drive" by the Congress, he told reporters here.

"There can be no other reason for the continuing murderous attacks on Akali workers," said Sukhbir.

The former deputy chief minister also alleged that the had "fine-tuned its response to every barbaric act unleashed on Akali workers".

"Each time, the offers lip service and asks the administration to act against the offenders. In spite of that, the attacks are continuing. It is obvious that the workers know that the is not serious about putting an end to this vendetta drive and thus, they continue to attack the Akali workers at will," he said.

The SAD chief said his party will take up the cases of vendetta politics unleashed by Congress workers in the court of law.

"We will also initiate court proceedings against all the officers who abet such cases," said Sukhbir.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 20:28 IST