Ludhiana: Protesting against the Centre and state government for not releasing funds of post graduate scholarship for SC students, the Youth Congress has decided to gherao Punjab Vidhan Sabha on September 8.
A meeting of District Youth Congress was held at Congress Bhawan and the large number of activists has decided to participate in the state level protest.
Incharge of Ludhiana Youth Congress Gurkimat Sidhu said that they have assigned the duties of youth leaders and president of every constituency will participate in the protest along with their hundreds of supporters.
Sidhu said that the scholarship scheme was started by the Congress government but now the union and state government were not releasing the funds for the SC students.
District Youth Congress president, Rajiv Raja said that by not releasing the funds of post graduate scholarship scheme the anti-Dalit face of Bharatiya Janta Party and Shiromani Akali Dal was unveiled. The struggle will continue till the release of funds, he added.
Those who were present on the occasion included Balbir Jhammat, Ramesh Kumar Sahota, Harminder Singh, Harbhajan Singh Lohara, Manipal Rania, Sushil Bhatti, Sabi Toor, Yogesh Handa, Ankur Sharma and Ramandeep Singh Chauhan.
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