At least 15 people were on Wednesday injured, including cops, when Sikhs from various organisations clashed with police over an alleged incident of profanation in this district. Police used batons and fired in the air to to quell the protests in which activists of various Sikh organisations were injured besides policemen.
This situation is tense but under control in the district and a heavy police force has been deployed to maintain law and order. Some places in Faridkot and its impending Moga have been tense for some days after the alleged sacrilege took place.
Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal have appealed to the people to maintain peace.
Sukhbir Singh said also the guilty would not be spared.