SAD cancels protest rally at Mansa amid growing concerns over coronavirus

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SAD Mansa Rally: Amid growing concerns over coronavirus, Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal announced that the Rosh Dharna rally in Mansa has been postponed. The rally was scheduled to be held on Saturday.

Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter and wrote: “Due to inclement weather and the safety concerns on account of Coronavirus, Shiromani Akali Dal has canceled the scheduled Protest Rally at Mansa for March 7. Following advisories from experts to avoid large gatherings, we have postponed all rallies till March 21. Take care & stay safe!”

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-PTC News