Agroup of farmers thrashed a BJP MLA, tore his clothes and threw black ink at him in Malout in Punjab’s Muktsar district on Saturday. BJP’s Abohar MLA Arun Narang along with other local leaders were surrounded by a group of protesting farmers in Malout where had gone to address a press conference. The protesters were already waiting near the BJP office in the area for Arun Narang to arrive. On his arrival, the protesting farmers threw black ink at him which also stained his car. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), BJP and the ruling Congress in Punjab condemned the incident.