INLD leads 'Matka Phod' march

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Sirsa, Jul 21 (UNI) Hundreds of women belonging to the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) today broke 'matkas' (pitchers) to protest against the scarcity of water, electricity and the deteriorating law and order situation.

District women cell of the INLD organised 3 km long 'Matka Phod' protest march here, led by Ms Kanta Chautala, wife of INLD leader Abhey Singh Chautala.

Addressing the women protestors, Mr Abhey Chautala said water and electricity crisis was worsening in all parts of the state including Sirsa district. Law and order situation had gone out of control and there was total 'Jungle Raj', he added.

Mr Chautala said if administration and the government did not act in time, INLD workers would further intensify the agitation.

Hundreds of women activists led by Ms Kanta Chautala marched to District Secretariat from local grain market alongwith empty 'Matkas' (pitchers). Women were raising slogans against the Hooda government. They also submitted a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner V Uma Shankar.

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