Kejriwal releases ‘Punjab Model’ and promises justice in sacrilege cases

Unveiling his party’s “Punjab model” ahead of the legislative elections, AAP national president Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday pledged justice in cases of sacrilege, jobs for young people, governance without corruption, and asserted that people want to bring his party to power to break the “friendships” partnership ”between the Badal and Congress.

The Punjab model will have a 10-point program that will include providing free electricity to people up to 300 units per billing cycle and controlling the drug threat, he said.

The Delhi Chief Minister said that with the announcement of the elections, people are happy to have the opportunity to make a change.

“In 1966, the Punjab became a separate state. From then until today, for 25 years, Congress ruled the state while for 19 years the Badal family ruled. Both ruled the state in a kind of partnership. Whether the Badal party came to power or the Congress, they ran their governments in partnership. When their government came to power, they never used to take action against each other Kejriwal said at a press conference in Mohali.

Accusing the Badal family and Congress of plundering the state, he said, “This time the people have decided to break this partnership and bring in the government of the common people, the common Punjabis,” and added that people decided to give one. luck at the AAP.

Explaining the AAP agenda if he comes to power, Kejriwal said he, AAP state unit chief Bhagwant Mann, and other leaders had visited Punjab in recent years. weeks and met with people and based on the contributions they received from various sections of the population, the party prepared the “Punjab Model”.

The leader of the Punjab Congress, Navjot Singh Sidhu, had previously shared the roadmap on his “Punjab model”.

“When the AAP forms the government, we will create a new Punjab, which will be prosperous and which will pave the way for growth,” said Kejriwal, whose party plans to wrest power from Congress.

Addressing the 10-point program, Kejriwal said job opportunities will be generated in the state and young people who have left for greener pastures, including Canada, will consider returning once they get the job done. employment in their own state.

He said the AAP’s priority would be to control the drug threat which he said continues as before as the drug mafia enjoys the patronage of the powers that be.

Establishing peace, harmony and brotherhood in the state and delivering justice in cases of sacrilege and severely punishing the culprits involved is also on the party’s agenda, he said, adding that he There have been so many incidents of sacrilege, but even in one case no one was punished.

He also pledged to deliver a corruption-free Punjab, where the common man, “who has to pay bribes to do his job”, will no longer have to do it.

Among other items on the AAP’s ‘Punjab model’ agenda, Kejriwal pledged to improve the state of education and health in the state, where the state of public schools and hospitals will be improved while 16,000 “Mohalla clinics” will also be opened in the health sector. .

Kejriwal said women over 18 will receive Rs 1,000 per month.

All the problems of the farmers will be solved while a “raid raj” and “corruption” will be eliminated and a friendly atmosphere will be created for trade and industry to flourish, he added.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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