Govt in Punjab minimized to ‘tamasha’; get rid of polluted ministers: Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal
Image Source: PTI Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday stated the Punjab federal government has actually been decreased to a “tamasha” and advised brand-new CM Charanjit Singh Channi to right away get rid of “tainted” ministers from his cabinet.

The Delhi CM stated this at the Chandigarh airport, a day after the Congress was pressed into a fresh crisis by the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu from the post of the party’s Punjab unit chief.

Sidhu on Wednesday in a video message flagged the issue of appointment of “tainted” authorities and ministers.

Kejriwal, who is the Delhi CM, also asked the Punjab CM to act on pledges made by his predecessor, consisting of the action in the Bargari desecration case.

Throughout the previous SAD-BJP routine, torn pages of a religious text were discovered at Bargari in Faridkot. Later, in police shooting incidents at protesters, two individuals were killed at Behbal Kalan and many hurt in Kotkapura.

“We are seeing what sort of political environment is prevailing in the state. Political instability exists, which is regrettable,” said Kejriwal, who got here on a two-day see to Punjab.

“A filthy battle for power is going on. People are unable to comprehend whom they need to approach for their problems,” he said.

“They have reduced the federal government to a ‘tamasha’,” alleged Kejriwal.

He said accusations have actually been made that Channi has inducted “tainted” people in his Cabinet.

“I ask for that they must be gotten rid of forthwith, cases be signed up against them and they be handled strictly,” he said.

While he congratulated Channi on his elevation as the Punjab CM, Kejriwal stated individuals of the state want him to act on 5 concerns, consisting of the Bargari desecration case.

“The mastermind in the sacrilege incidents have not been punished till now. I do not need to inform who the mastermind are. Their names are there in the report of Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh and Channi can go through that. The offenders can be apprehended within 24 hours,” he stated.

Kejriwal said the promises made by former CM Amarinder Singh to people ought to be satisfied by the Channi-led government.

“Amarinder had guaranteed to provide tasks to the youth and till the time they got one, he had promised to offer unemployment allowance. That allowance must be given. He had guaranteed loan waiver to farmers,” he stated.

Kejriwal also said the Congress government ought to ditch the power purchase arrangements.

Kejriwal reminded Channi that despite being in power for 49 days in the very first term, his government did numerous works and the Punjab CM still has 4 months left prior to the state goes to surveys.

“I had 49 days when I first was available in power. During that brief duration, I had actually halved power rates, made water free and gotten rid of corruption. If I might do so numerous operate in 49 day period, then Channi too can satisfy pending works,” he stated.

The AAP leader stated only his party can give a stable and sincere government in Punjab.

When asked who will be the CM face of AAP, Kejriwal stated, “I have repeatedly stated we will give such a face on which you and the whole Punjab will be happy of.”

Previously in the day, Navjot Singh Sidhu questioned the consultation of the director general of police, supporter basic and “polluted” leaders.

“Today, I see there is a compromise on problems,” said Sidhu apparently describing senior IPS officer Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota who has been provided the added fee of the Punjab DGP.

Sahota was the head of an SIT formed by the SAD-BJP government to probe desecration events.

“I see those who had actually provided clean chits to the Badals six years ago … have actually been given the duty of providing justice,” he included.

“My soul jitters when I see those who secured blanket bails, they are supporter general. What is the agenda here,” Sidhu asked apparently questioning the consultation of A P S Deol to the post.

A system which consisted of “tainted” leaders and officials is being restored after being taken apart, Sidhu said obliquely describing the induction of Rana Gurjit Singh as a minister in the brand-new state Cabinet.

Sidhu was appointed the state Congress president on July 18 amidst a bitter power tussle with Amarinder Singh, who resigned as the CM 10 days back while accusing the celebration high command of embarrassing him.

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Released at Wed, 29 Sep 2021 08:17:17 -0500