CHANDIGARH: Punjab’s minister for relief and rehabilitation Balmuk and Sharma said at a function organized by Hind Samachar group at Jalandhar, that the police and civil bureaucracy was responsible for the militancy in the state. He said he was once harassed by the Punjab police and had thought of adopting the course of militancy but somehow restrained himself.

The minister added that the b had eaten up a lion’s share from the Rs 1¢ crore rehabilitation grant in Gurdas put district alone during the Presidents rule,

Article extracted from this publication >> May 15, 1992