The BJP workers here today burnt the effigy of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to protest the assault on party MLA Arun Narang in the Malout area of Punjab on Saturday.
Led by district president Ajay Sharma, the BJP workers gathered at the Sector 17-18 roundabout and raised slogans against the Punjab Government.
Hitting out at the Congress-led Punjab Government Sharma said that the assault on elected representative was a shameful act.
The Punjab Government failed to protect the MLA, he said, adding that Saturday’s incident proved that the protest the new agriculture laws was sponsored by the Congress and other political parties.
Sharma said the Congress had stooped to cheap tactics as it foresees losing its political base in the state.
He said the BJP would continue to protest against such incidents.
Sharma said not only the Punjab BJP but every citizen of the country had criticized the attack on the MLA.