AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday stated the Punjab authorities has been lowered to a “tamasha” and urged new CM Charanjit Singh Channi to instantly take away “tainted” ministers from his cupboard.
The Delhi CM stated this on the Chandigarh airport, a day after the Congress was pushed right into a contemporary disaster by the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu from the publish of the get together’s Punjab unit chief.
Sidhu on Wednesday in a video message flagged the problem of appointment of “tainted” officers and ministers.
Kejriwal, who’s the Delhi CM, additionally requested the Punjab CM to behave on guarantees made by his predecessor, together with the motion within the Bargari desecration case.
In the course of the earlier SAD-BJP regime, torn pages of a non secular textual content had been discovered at Bargari in Faridkot. Later, in police firing incidents at protesters, two folks had been killed at Behbal Kalan and lots of injured in Kotkapura.
“We are seeing what kind of political atmosphere is prevailing in the state. Political instability is there, which is unfortunate,” stated Kejriwal, who arrived on a two-day go to to Punjab.
“A dirty fight for power is going on. People are not able to understand whom they should approach for their problems,” he stated.
“They have reduced the government to a ‘tamasha’,” alleged Kejriwal.
He stated accusations have been made that Channi has inducted “tainted” folks in his Cupboard.
“I request that they should be removed forthwith, cases be registered against them and they be dealt with strictly,” he stated.
Whereas he congratulated Channi on his elevation because the Punjab CM, Kejriwal stated folks of the state need him to behave on 5 points, together with the Bargari desecration case.
“The mastermind in the sacrilege incidents have not been punished till now. I don’t need to tell who the mastermind are. Their names are there in the report of Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh and Channi can go through that. The culprits can be arrested within 24 hours,” he stated.
Kejriwal stated the guarantees made by former CM Amarinder Singh to folks must be fulfilled by the Channi-led authorities.
“Amarinder had promised to give jobs to the youth and till the time they got one, he had promised to give unemployment allowance. That allowance should be given. He had promised loan waiver to farmers,” he stated.
Kejriwal additionally stated the Congress authorities ought to scrap the facility buy agreements.
Kejriwal reminded Channi that regardless of being in energy for 49 days within the first time period, his authorities did many works and the Punjab CM nonetheless has 4 months left earlier than the state goes to polls.
“I had 49 days when I first came in power. During that short period, I had halved power rates, made water free and eliminated corruption. If I could do so many works in 49 day period, then Channi too can fulfil pending works,” he stated.
The AAP chief stated solely his get together may give a steady and sincere authorities in Punjab.
When requested who would be the CM face of AAP, Kejriwal stated, “I have repeatedly said we will give such a face on which you and the entire Punjab will be proud of.”
Earlier within the day, Navjot Singh Sidhu questioned the appointment of the director common of police, advocate common and “tainted” leaders.
“At present, I see there’s a compromise on points,” stated Sidhu apparently referring to senior IPS officer Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota who has been given the extra cost of the Punjab DGP.
Sahota was the top of an SIT fashioned by the SAD-BJP authorities to probe desecration incidents.
“I see those who had given clean chits to the Badals six years ago…have been given the responsibility of delivering justice,” he added.
“My soul jitters when I see those who secured blanket bails, they are advocate general. What is the agenda here,” Sidhu requested apparently questioning the appointment of A P S Deol to the publish.
A system which included “tainted” leaders and officers is being introduced again after being dismantled, Sidhu stated obliquely referring to the induction of Rana Gurjit Singh as a minister within the new state Cupboard.
Sidhu was appointed the state Congress president on July 18 amid a bitter energy tussle with Amarinder Singh, who resigned because the CM 10 days again whereas accusing the get together excessive command of humiliating him.