Gandhi, who was on a day's visit to Punjab on Wednesday, had also visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar, where several party candidates fighting the February 20 assembly polls, paid obeisance.
Senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader also quoted the recent remarks of Congress leader Manish Tewari where he said that chaos and anarchy are being played out at the Punjab state unit.
Akali Dal's Harsimrat Badal said it was condemnable that no action was taken in the heinous case either by the Centre or the Uttar Pradesh government despite clear-cut evidence.
SAD takes out protest march against farm laws in Delhi; Sukhbir Singh Badal, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, others detained
The SAD, which walked out of the ruling coalition at the Centre last year over the farm laws, is observing September 17 as Black Day.
Badal had quit the Union government after her party snapped its ties with the BJP over the farm laws.
The SAD had also said its workers would take out a protest march from Gurdwara Rakabganj to Parliament to seek the repeal of the three farm laws.
The argument took place in Parliament today when SAD MPs were protesting against the new farm laws while Bittu was speaking to reporters.
No-confidence motion debate: Union minister Harsimrat Kaur takes 'drug' jibe at Rahul, asks what did he take today
Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur stood up and took objection to Gandhi's hug saying he cannot do this "pappi-jhappi moment" in the House.
India’s food processing sector is set to see fund infusion to the tune of $18.84 billion, Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said here on Sunday.
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal exuded confidence that the SAD-BJP would again form the government in Punjab.