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Political leaders cutting across party lines condemn Ludhiana court blast incident

By Jasleen Kaur -- December 23, 2021 3:52 pm -- Updated:December 23, 2021 4:03 pm

Mohali: Political leaders cutting across party lines, including SAD's Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, have condemned the bomb blast reported at the Ludhiana District Court, Punjab, on Thursday. The explosion claimed two lives and left several injured.

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Taking to Twitter, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal said, "Shocked by news of blast at Ludhiana dist court where 2 people lost their lives & several injured. May Guru Sahib grant peace to departed souls & fast recovery to injured. Pb govt must focus on law & order instead of political vendetta to ensure peace & communal harmony in State."

CM Charanjit Channi said as the Assembly elections in the state were approaching, some anti-national elements were indulging in terror activities. “Since they failed to succeed in their nefarious designs while committing the recent sacrilege incidents, they are now creating terror,” he said.

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PPCC president Navjot Singh Sidhu said there was a link between the sacrilege attempts and the bomb blast, intended to create polarisation of a specific community. Punjab stands united in this hour of crisis," he said.

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said, "It was a disturbing news and he was saddened to know about the demise of two persons in the blast."

AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleged that some people wanted to destroy the peace in Punjab and the three crore people of Punjab would not let their nefarious designs succeed.

-PTC News

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