Manish Tewari's effigy burnt outside his house

Manish Tewari
Ludhiana, Jan 8: Congress workers on Saturday, Jan 7 burnt the effigy of local MP and party spokesman Manish Tewari outside his residence at Sarabha Nagar to protest the allotment of ticket to former minister Maljit Singh Birmi.

Harchand Singh Dhir, general secretary of the district unit of the Congress, who was leading the protest, alleged that Tewari had misguided Congress leaders in Delhi during the allotment of tickets.

He claimed that Tewari had played with the emotions of dedicated party workers, and demanded the withdrawal of the ticket allotted to Birmi from Atam Nagar assembly constituency.

Meanwhile, Congress workers from Samrala, Khanna, Jagraon, Sahnewal and Ludhiana (central) constituencies also opposed the candidature of their respective candidates.


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