If needed, we can even lie down at PM’s feet for Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal

Even if something is not done, we will struggle and fight out and will ask him “sadda haq. aithe rakh". said Kejriwal.

Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Published:November 24, 2016 9:58 am
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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal visited the Dhuri and Dirba grain markets in Sangrur district where he addressed two Inqilab rallies on Day 4 of his Punjab visit. Addressing the gathering, Kejriwal, who is known for his anti-Modi stance was seen in a different tune Wednesday. “If AAP is voted to power, we will take care of the interests of Punjab and if needed, we will even lie down on the feet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get works done for the state. Even if something is not done, we will struggle and fight out and will ask him “sadda haq. aithe rakh..”

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Kejriwal was lauded for this gesture as he went on to say,”In Delhi, the Union government interferes a lot but still we delivered our promises. However, it will not be the the same with Punjab as the state has its own vested powers and I can bow before PM Modi for Punjab’s interests. No doubt in Delhi they trouble us a lot.”

Kejriwal said that Congress and SAD often say he ( Kejriwal) fights with Modi and hence how AAP will be able to deliver in Punjab. Attacking the Badal’s , he said, “For the past two years, Badals have done enough buttering of Prime Minister but despite that they have not been able to do anything significant for which the state can boast about. So all that buttering has not worked .”

The Delhi Chief Minister further claimed that Badals and Captain Amarinder Singh are in hand-in-gloves with each other. “Akali Dal aur Congress mein Mian Biwi Ka Rishta hai (Akali Dal and Congress have a husband wife relationship.) Badal family and Amarinder have a secret pact with each other and they both are contesting polls together. In fact, a number of hoardings of PPCC president Capt Amarinder have also been funded by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. They are friends, because of which Badal took all the police cases of Amarinder back even as Captain opposed a CBI enquiry conducted on Majithia for alleged drug case.

“While he is taking cases back against Amarinder, but Majithia is filing defamation cases against me as I called him a person who runs the drug business.”

SIT for Dalits

Extending support for Dalits, Kejriwal said that once AAP forms the government in Punjab, they will form a SIT to probe all cases of atrocities against Dalits in Punjab and the culprits will be punished. He promised that all the fake FIRs against protesting employees will be withdrawn.

Questions security system

Kejriwal while addressing masses said, “I am facing protest from supporters of SAD and Congress but they never protest in each other’s rallies. And yesterday, about a dozen of Akali workers with black flags had even come near my car and started hitting the window panes with flags. I am a Chief Minister. Will state’s police allow protesters to go near Punjab CM’s vehicle. This shows that how Punjab’s police is also party with the protesters.”