Punjab blast today, Politics after the Blast in Ludhiana court complex

Ludhiana Court Blast: There has been a blast in the court premises of Ludhiana in Punjab. Two people have died in this while four are said to be injured. People were shocked to hear the sound of the blast. There was chaos everywhere. No one could understand how the blast happened. According to the latest information, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will leave for Ludhiana in some time, he has termed it as a conspiracy. NIA-NSG teams are also reaching the spot for investigation.

The blast took place on the second floor of the complex. It is not yet clear what the explosion was. According to the information received, this blast happened in the copied branch of the Ludhiana court. At present, the lawyers' strike was going on in the court, so there was not much crowd in the court, due to which a major accident was averted.

Alert issued in entire Punjab After the blast in Ludhiana, the police have issued a high alert across Punjab. There is already a high alert of security regarding religious places. Now instructions have been given to increase security in public places as well.

Sidhu linked the blast with the election

Political reactions have also started coming on the Ludhiana blast. Congress state president Navjot Singh Sidhu called it a conspiracy. He said that this is being done to polarize voters.  

NIA-NSG reaching for investigation

After the blast in Ludhiana court, NIA and NSG are being sent there for investigation. According to the information, two teams of NIA are going to Ludhiana. At the same time, a team of NSG will go to Ludhiana. The National Bomb Data Center team is also being sent to Ludhiana.

CM Channi told part of the conspiracy

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi's statement has also come on Ludhiana blast. He called it a conspiracy and said that the culprits will not be spared. Channi said, 'I am going to Ludhiana to take stock of the occasion, as the election is approaching, such despicable acts are being done by some anti-national forces. The government is conscious about this, people should also be aware. Attempts at sacrilege were not successful, now it has been blasted.

Channi Tweeted, “Saddened over the news of blast at Ludhiana court complex. I'm reaching the blast site shortly and I assure the people of the state that the guilty would not be spared. Anybody trying to disturb the peace and harmony of the state will be taken to task”

The tremendous explosion shook the 6-storey building. It is not yet clear whether the blast was a bomb blast or a cylinder burst. But the way the explosion took place, it does not seem to be a blast of the cylinder. It is suspected that there is some conspiracy behind this, whose intention is to spread fear and panic.

The blast in the court premises has also raised questions about the security system. With this, assembly elections are to be held in Punjab next year; this blast can become an issue in the elections and also a reason for tension before that. This blast can also be an attempt to spoil the atmosphere before the assembly elections in Punjab.

Capt. Amarinder Singh tweeted and said Disturbing news of a blast at the Ludhiana court complex. Saddened to know about the demise of 2 individuals, Praying for the recovery of those injured.

@PunjabPoliceInd  must get to the bottom of this.

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