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Law and order deteriorating in Punjab: Ashwani Kumar

The senior Congress leader said that "dark clouds of terrorism" were looming over the state again

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ashwani Kumar
Ashwani Kumar (Photo: Wikipedia)

A senior member today alleged in that the situation was deteriorating in and "dark clouds of terrorism" were looming over the state again.

Making a Zero Hour mention amidst slogan-shouting by BSP and SP members in the Well, former Union Minister said was facing a "grave situation" with "deteriorating", as sentiments were being stroked in the name of religion decades after militancy ended there.

The social atmosphere was being charged up in the name of religion, he said and claimed "there are dark clouds of terrorism looming over again."

"Youth are roaming around with naked swords intimidating the public," he said alleging that memorials for "killers" of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and former chief minister Beant Singh were being built. He also claimed that a large chunk of the youth in the state had fallen victim to drugs.

Kumar said no issue is bigger than terrorism and such forces have to be reined in.

First Published: Fri, December 04 2015. 12:57 IST