Badal additionally accused Mann of visiting Takht Damdama Sahib beneath the affect of liquor, an allegation denied by the Aam Aadmi Occasion as “false” and “baseless”.
Accusing Mann of surrendering his powers because the chief minister to the AAP nationwide convenor, Badal stated Kejriwal was not solely holding conferences with Punjab officers in Mann’s absence but additionally ordering postings of senior superintendents of police and deputy commissioners within the state.
Addressing a gathering at Takht Damdama Sahib on the event of Baisakhi, the Shiromani Akali Dal president additional alleged that Kejriwal has not solely taken management of the Punjab administration however was additionally utilizing its assets just like the state helicopter for electioneering in Himachal Pradesh.
“Ninety commandos of the Punjab police have even been deputed with the Delhi chief minister,” Badal claimed in an official assertion of his get together.
Accusing Mann of visiting Takht Damdama Sahib whereas drunk on Thursday, the SAD chief stated it’s not the primary time that he has carried out himself in such a fashion.
“He had visited this holy place whereas drunk even earlier,” he stated.
Stating that he didn’t need to converse for a while and wished to offer a free rein to the brand new authorities to fulfil its guarantees to the individuals, Badal stated the chief minister’s actions, nonetheless, have develop into insupportable.
Badal’s allegation, nonetheless, was strongly refuted by AAP senior chief and spokesperson Malwinder Singh Kang, who dubbed the SAD chief’s allegation towards the Punjab CM as “baseless and false”.
He stated it was unlucky that the SAD president was indulging in false propaganda towards the CM.
“We strongly condemn the assertion of the Akali Dal chief,” Kang stated.
He added that moderately than making baseless allegations, Sukhbir Singh Badal ought to play constructive politics.
Persevering with his tirade towards AAP, the SAD chief additional stated the AAP authorities ought to defend the pursuits of the state.
He additionally accused the 5 AAP Rajya Sabha members from Punjab of not elevating their voices towards the Centre in Parliament for “making an attempt to dilute Punjab’s declare on Chandigarh or for the discharge of Sikh prisoners who had accomplished their jail phrases”.
“It was left to former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal to boost these points forcefully in Parliament,” he stated.
Badal additionally requested the AAP authorities to instantly announce a bonus of Rs 500 per quintal for farmers who, he stated, had been going through enormous losses attributable to low wheat yield.
He additionally stated “anti-panthic” forces had been making an attempt to weaken the SAD by defaming it.
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Harjinder Singh Dhami too spoke on the event and stated Sikhs have remained steadfast to their religion towards all odds.
He stated there are, nonetheless, some black sheep in the neighborhood who’re conspiring towards the ‘panth’ and its establishments.
He urged the neighborhood members to hope for the effectively being of the ‘panth’, saying all “anti-panthic” forces could be defeated in due time.
Addressing the gathering, Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal stated the AAP authorities, in addition to compensating farmers for low yields, ought to scale back the value-added tax on diesel and make preparations for an satisfactory provide of energy.
Occasion chief Sikandar Singh Maluka learn out a decision demanding from the Centre to launch all Sikh prisoners who had accomplished their jail phrases together with Balwant Singh Rajoana, Davinderpal Singh Bhullar and Jagtar Singh Hawara.
Whereas Rajoana and Hawara had been convicted within the 1995 assassination case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh, Bhullar was convicted within the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case.