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Akali, Congress workers show black flags to Kejriwal

Press Trust of India  |  Mohali 

Akali Dal and members today showed black flags to the cavalcade of the Chief Minister Kejriwal who came here to meet his counterpart, Manohar Lal Khattar, to discuss air pollution.

Protesters, outside the international airport, raised slogans against Kejriwal demanding the resignation of the leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Sukhpal Singh Khaira.

Khaira has been summoned by Fazilka in a drug case.

"Kejriwal has always called Punjab's youth as drug addicts. But when his own leader Sukhpal Khaira was summoned by a in a drug case, he kept mum. Why he is not demanding the resignation of Khaira," Akali leader Harmanpreet Singh Prince said.

"We are today demanding that Kejriwal should seek resignation from Khaira," Prince said.

Protesters, carrying black flags and placards, were raising slogans against Kejriwal. Some of them were even carrying packets containing some white powder which was taken away by the police from their possession.

Accusing Kejriwal of adopting the double standard on the drug issue, a activist said, "Kejriwal used to speak against drugs. And now his own leader Khaira has been summoned by the in a drug case, he is not asking him to resign.

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 14:57 IST