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 put up of the get together’s Punjab unit chief.
Sidhu on Wednesday in a video message flagged the difficulty 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 spiritual textual content have been discovered at Bargari in Faridkot. Later, in police firing incidents at protesters, two folks have been killed at Behbal Kalan and lots of injured in Kotkapura.
“We’re seeing what sort of political ambiance is prevailing within the state. Political instability is there, which is unlucky,” stated Kejriwal, who arrived on a two-day go to to Punjab.
“A unclean combat for energy is occurring. Individuals are not in a position to perceive whom they need to strategy for his or her issues,” he stated.
“They’ve lowered the federal 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 need to be eliminated forthwith, circumstances be registered towards them they usually be handled 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 within the sacrilege incidents haven’t been punished until now. I needn’t inform who the mastermind are. Their names are there within the report of Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh and Channi can undergo that. The culprits will be arrested inside 24 hours,” he stated.
Kejriwal stated the guarantees made by former CM Amarinder Singh to folks ought to be fulfilled by the Channi-led authorities.
“Amarinder had promised to provide jobs to the youth and until the time they obtained one, he had promised to provide unemployment allowance. That allowance ought to be given. He had promised mortgage 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 after I first got here in energy. Throughout that brief interval, I had halved energy charges, made water free and eradicated corruption. If I might accomplish that many works in 49 day interval, then Channi can also fulfil pending works,” he stated.
The AAP chief stated solely his get together can provide a secure and sincere authorities in Punjab.
When requested who would be the CM face of AAP, Kejriwal stated, “I’ve repeatedly stated we are going to give such a face on which you and your entire Punjab will likely be happy with.”
Earlier within the day, Navjot Singh Sidhu questioned the appointment of the director normal of police, advocate normal and “tainted” leaders.
“At this time, 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 that had given clear chits to the Badals six years in the past…have been given the duty of delivering justice,” he added.
“My soul jitters after I see those that secured blanket bails, they’re advocate normal. What’s the agenda right here,” Sidhu requested apparently questioning the appointment of A P S Deol to the put up.
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.