Punjab needs to return to ‘genuine concerns’ that concern every Punjabi: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Must Come Back To 'Real Issues' That Concern Every
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‘real problems’that concern every Punjabi: Navjot Singh Sidhu Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday stated the state must “return”to its real concerns that concern every Punjabi and future generations. He asserted that he will not let the real issues take a back seat. Sidhu’s assertion comes amidst the continuous war of words between several Congress leaders from Punjab with former chief minister Amarinder Singh over the latter’s relationship with Pakistani reporter Aroosa Alam.

“Punjab must come back to its genuine issues that issue every Punjabi and our future generations … How will we counter the monetary emergency that looks upon us? I will stay with the real problems and not let them take a rear seats!” Sidhu tweeted.

During his recent meeting with senior Congress leaders K C Venugopal and Harish Rawat in Delhi, Sidhu had raised his issues over the 18-point agenda used up by the leadership on which actions are yet to be taken. The program consists of action against those guilty in the 2015 sacrilege cases and the drugs mafia.

He had said the individuals of Punjab need justice for the 2015 police firing at Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan in Faridkot following the desecration of the Expert Granth Sahib during the previous SAD-BJP routine.

On the drugs issue, he had actually written, “The big wheel pointed out in the STF report should instantly be arrested and offered exemplary penalty.”

The other issues flagged by him in the letter included prohibited mining of sand and its transport. Validating this in a tweet on Sunday, Sidhu said the option was clear in between “permanent damage and the last opportunity for damage control”.

“The choice is clear between permanent damage and the last possibility for troubleshooting … Who will restore state’s resources to the state’s coffers, rather of them going to personal pockets ?? Who will lead the initiative for resurrection our great state to success,” he tweeted.

In his letter to Gandhi, Sidhu had likewise flagged the problems which the government “need to deliver upon” which it was the poll-bound state’s “last chance for resurrection and redemption”.

“Let the mist clear, truth shine like the sun upon the roadmap for revival of Punjab, avoiding those who safeguard the selfish vested interests and focus just on the path that will lead to Jittega Punjab, Jittegi Punjabiyat and Jittega Har Punjabi (victory of Punjab, Punjabiyat and Punjabis)!” read his 3rd tweet on Sunday.

Sidhu has actually pitched for a “Punjab Design” with a 13-point agenda and he wants them to be part of the Congress manifesto for the 2022 assembly elections.

Miffed with the visit of the brand-new Punjab Authorities chief and the advocate basic besides some portfolio allocations in the Charanjit Singh Channi cabinet, Sidhu had on September 28 announced his resignation as the state system chief of the Congress.

On October 15, he stated his issues had actually been resolved following a meeting with celebration leader Rahul Gandhi. On the other hand, the celebration had actually asserted that he would continue as the head of the state system. Punjab will go to surveys early next year.

(With PTI inouts)

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Published at Sun, 24 Oct 2021 03:07:51 -0500