AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday mentioned the Punjab authorities has been decreased to a “tamasha” and urged new CM Charanjit Singh Channi to right away take away “tainted” ministers from his cupboard.
The Delhi CM mentioned this on the Chandigarh airport, a day after the Congress was pushed right into a recent disaster by the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu from the put up of the occasion’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.
Through 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 individuals have been killed at Behbal Kalan and plenty of injured in Kotkapura.
“We’re seeing what sort of political ambiance is prevailing within the state. Political instability is there, which is unlucky,” mentioned Kejriwal, who arrived on a two-day go to to Punjab.
“A unclean combat for energy is occurring. Persons are not in a position to perceive whom they need to strategy for his or her issues,” he mentioned.
“They’ve decreased the federal government to a ‘tamasha’,” alleged Kejriwal.
He mentioned accusations have been made that Channi has inducted “tainted” individuals in his Cupboard.
“I request that they need to be eliminated forthwith, instances be registered towards them they usually be handled strictly,” he mentioned.
Whereas he congratulated Channi on his elevation because the Punjab CM, Kejriwal mentioned individuals 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 could be arrested inside 24 hours,” he mentioned.
Kejriwal mentioned the guarantees made by former CM Amarinder Singh to individuals ought to be fulfilled by the Channi-led authorities.
“Amarinder had promised to offer jobs to the youth and until the time they obtained one, he had promised to offer unemployment allowance. That allowance ought to be given. He had promised mortgage waiver to farmers,” he mentioned.
Kejriwal additionally mentioned 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 once I first got here in energy. Throughout that quick 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 mentioned.
The AAP chief mentioned solely his occasion may give a steady and trustworthy authorities in Punjab.
When requested who would be the CM face of AAP, Kejriwal mentioned, “I’ve repeatedly mentioned we are going to give such a face on which you and your entire Punjab can be happy with.”
Earlier within the day, Navjot Singh Sidhu questioned the appointment of the director basic of police, advocate basic and “tainted” leaders.
“Right this moment, I see there’s a compromise on points,” mentioned 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 shaped 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 once I see those that secured blanket bails, they’re advocate basic. 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 mentioned 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 occasion excessive command of humiliating him.