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Phagwara clash: Political leaders appeal for peace

Press Trust of India  |  Phagwara 

Days after a violent clash here took place between members of outfit and Hindu right-wing groups, political parties today appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony.

Representatives of the four major political parties -- the BJP, Congress, and -- appealed to residents of Phagwara to maintain peace and communal harmony.

Addressing a joint press conference this afternoon, and local MLA Som Parkash, Sarvan Singh Kular, and former and leader expressed concern over the situation in the region in wake of the clash.

The leaders on this occasion also prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in the clash.

Four persons were injured in a clash between two groups last week over the installation of a board and renaming of a chowk (roundabout) in Phagwara.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 20:10 IST