Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday had a telephonic conversation with an unemployed elementary teacher who climbed atop a mobile tower near MLA Hostel in Sector 4, Chandigarh.
The Punjab teacher is carrying a bottle of petrol and reiterating his demand to make the services of contractual employees permanent.
The SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal talked to him on a phone call and appealed to him to come down.
Later, Shiromani Akali Dal president along with the senior party leaders were detained in Chandigarh for protesting against the alleged Congress conspiracy to implicate senior party leader Bikram Singh Majithia in a drugs case.
Meanwhile, a heavy police force and fire tenders reached the spot and tried to convince the protester to come down.
As per the police officials, the protesting teacher climbed atop the tower near the MLA hostel in Chandigarh at around 4 am on Saturday.