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AAP workers stage 'dharna' against Faridkot ADC

Press Trust of India  |  Faridkot 

A large number of workers today staged a sit-in in Faridkot against Additional Keshav Hingonia, a day after the and an were involved in a verbal spat.

state unit accused Hingonia of disrespecting Kotkapura MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan, and said the party would raise the issue in the budget session of the Assembly, set to begin on March 20.

Arora said the only wanted to submit a memorandum to the ADC, but he allegedly misbehaved with him. "An MLA is an of the people and must be respected," he said.

Sandhwan and Hingonia were involved in a verbal spat in the district yesterday, with the accusing the of misbehaviour, but the has denied the charge.

A purported video of the spat has gone viral on In the video, the could be seen asking Sandhwan to leave the office after telling him not to raise his voice.

The MLA had gone to Hingonia's office to submit a memorandum but the verbal spat started when Sandhwan raised the issue of alleged discrepancies in the payment of wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MNREGA).

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 17:00 IST