Mohali, August 16, 2023: As per media reports, On the call of The Qaumi Insaaf Morcha, a protest rally staged here in support of “Bandi Singhs” on Independence Day yesterday.
According to the news published in The Tribune, a big cavalcade of cars, SUVs and tractors passed through several key spots of the city. Leaders of various religious bodies and farmer unions also participated in the rally. Youths, carrying black, yellow and saffron flags, spiritedly raised slogans seeking the release of “Bandi Singhs”.
Tension prevailed in the area as masked youths, carrying swords, spears and traditional weapons, marched on the road. Significantly, the protesters limited the rally to Mohali only and did not try to enter Chandigarh forcefully.
The Chandigarh-Mohali border point near the YPS chowk has been blocked by the protesters since January 7.