Clashes broke out between independents led by Kulwant Singh and Akali Dal supporters over civic body elections in Mohali on Tuesday (August 18). Protesters were lathicharged outside the Mohali Municipal Corporation office.

The situation stands calm now but several people have been detained as a result of the clash. The police resorted to lathi charge after stone pelting occurred between the Kulwant Singh group and the Akali Dal.

The independents have protested against the Akali Dal for manipulating the elections. The Punjab Haryana High Court had ordered elections of the Municipal Corporation.

The Kulwant group has alleged rigging of votes by the Akali Dal.

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