Ambala: Farmers protesting the central farm laws in Naraingarh near Ambala on Thursday alleged that one person was injured after being hit by a car which was part of the convoy of BJP leaders visiting the area.The police, however, has said that the matter is still being investigated.
BJP MP Nayab Singh Saini and Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh were in Naraingarh to attend a function at the Saini Bhawan located on the Naraingarh-Sadaura road. The farmers had gathered near the venue to stage a protest.
After the function, one of the vehicles of the BJP leaders hit a farmer, Bhavan Preet, who is from a nearby village, the protesters claimed. The farmer sustained a minor injury to the leg and was brought to a hospital administered first-aid, they said.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (Chaduni group) media in-charge Rajiv Sharma said the farmers have submitted a complaint to the police and sought action in the matter. The complainant however, according to the police, has not received any serious injury. The injured farmer has reportedly been admitted to a government hospital in Naraingarh near Ambala. No FIR has been registered so far.
The incident comes four days after a similar incident in Lakhimpur Kheri led to the death of eight people, including four farmers.