Ludhiana: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the ruling SAD-BJP alliance, alleging that Punjab's law and order situation has deteriorated under the present regime.

Referring to incidents of killing of an ASI in Amritsar and a recent hotel brawl in Ludhiana in which a police officer was injured, Tewari accused Akali Dal of patronising criminal elements.

The Union minister, who was addressing a gathering at Galib Kalan village near Ludhiana, claimed that the law enforcing machinery in the state was feeling "threatened" and "intimidated" under the present rule.
Tewari, who represents the Ludhiana constituency in Lok Sabha, accused the state government of "misguiding" the masses by making "false" promises.

He further claimed that all sections of the society have got "disillusioned" from the state government.


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