AAP will make Punjab the ‘1st graft-free state’: Arvind Kejriwal

Addressing a meeting of the members of the district bar association in Ludhiana, Kejriwal alleged that the law and order situation in the Punjab is in shambles.

By: PTI | Ludhiana | Published: January 18, 2017 6:32 pm
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If voted to power, Aam Aadmi Party will make Punjab the “first corruption-free state” in the country, the party’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday. The Delhi Chief Minister claimed that in the national capital his government has to face “hurdles created by the BJP-led Central government”, but in Punjab the party would have a “free hand” in its development as it is a “full-fledged” state.

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Addressing a meeting of the members of the district bar association in Ludhiana, he alleged that the law and order situation in the state is in shambles.

“Murders, incidents of loot are taking place without any fear of authorities,” he claimed and alleged that no case is being solved as police are now answerable not to the people but to “political bosses” including ministers, MLAs, area in-charges and jathedars.

Kejriwal said if his party forms government in Punjab, it would provide all type of facilities and benefits to police that they “badly need”. But if they (police) do not improve despite this, they will be “dealt with an iron hand”.

Earlier, he went to Bhaini Sahib, the headquarters of the Namdhari sect, 30 km from here and spent about half an hour with Satguru D Thakur Udey Singh, the head of the sect.

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    Drsecular
    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:44 pm
    Pappu: Arey AAPpu, why are u going to Pun-job? Have you accepted your failure in Delhi?lt;br/gt;AAPpu: Yes Pappu, U know Modiji in Delhi does not allow me to work at all.lt;br/gt;Pappu: You could have thought of T-Nadoo by supporting JellyKattu! No?lt;br/gt;AAPpu: Why don't U seize that opportunity instead of going on sabbatical?lt;br/gt;Pappu: Oh thank you AAPpu. That thought did not strike me at all. Now I will talk to mummy and decide. I can hope to become at least CM of T-Nadoo u c.
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      Jai hind
      Jan 18, 2017 at 3:28 pm
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        arun dass
        Jan 18, 2017 at 4:48 pm
        Kanheya of JNU may become Dy Ch Ministerof Punjab
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          Sriram Narayanaswamy
          Jan 19, 2017 at 5:02 am
          All the best. We believe in you, AK and AAP.
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          1. Pankaj Singh
            Jan 18, 2017 at 2:33 pm
            All issues are resolved in Delhi, so now it is turn of Punjab to be fooled
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