CHANDIGARH (Diya TV) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trapped for 20 minutes by protesters in Punjab in what is being reported as a serious security lapse. Modi was on his way to a memorial in the northern state when the route was blocked by protesting farmers.
They were demanding the resignation of a cabinet minister whose son has been accused over the deaths of farmers. The home ministry said the prime minister’s convoy returned to the airport due to the security lapse.
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Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.