Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday mentioned the attack on a state Congress MP and MLA at Singhu Border was not the handiwork of the peacefully protesting farmers however of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) staff, whose solely agenda was to weaken the farmers’ battle by creating bother at the behest of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
The farmers had been protesting peacefully at the Delhi border for two months with out resorting to any such acts, he identified, including that AAP staff current close to the Kisan Sansad had attacked and manhandled Punjab Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and MLA Kulbir Singh Zira. “AAP is tenting there,” he mentioned, asserting that “No one however AAP is accountable for the attack. “Farmers are usually not accountable,” he added.
They (AAP) ought to perceive, nonetheless, that this nation is prospering on `lokshahi’ (democracy) and never `dhakashahi’ (push and shove), mentioned the Chief Minister, talking with mediapersons on the sidelines of assorted occasions right here in Patiala.
Intelligence stories point out that AAP staff had intermingled with farmers and assaulted the Congress leaders, the Chief Minister mentioned later, including that the AAP’s determined makes an attempt to undermine him and his authorities in Punjab had been turning into increasingly more brazen by the day. After their efforts to unfold false propaganda and lies in regards to the Congress authorities in Punjab had did not mislead the farmers, that they had resorted to violence towards Bittu and Zira, he mentioned.
The farmers had no motive to assault the Punjab Congress leaders, Captain Amarinder mentioned, including that “such ways wouldn’t assist AAP drive a wedge between his authorities and the farmers, which they’ve been attempting to do for months now at the bidding of Arvind Kejriwal, who’s clearly dancing to the BJP management’s tune.”
Meanwhile, in response to a query throughout his media interplay, the Chief Minister mentioned he was hopeful that the farmers’ Tractor March tomorrow could be peaceable. The farmer leaders and Kisan Unions preventing the black Farm Laws perceive the gravity of the state of affairs and won’t do something to wreck their very own efforts, he added.
Asked in regards to the supply of funding to the farmers’ agitation, Captain Amarinder mentioned he didn’t know something about funding from Pakistan. Funds are coming to the farmers and their villages from their supporters and well-wishers, and people related with farming, from inside and out of doors India, he added.
Slamming AAP for deceptive folks on the difficulty of the excessive powered committee on Agriculture, the Chief Minister quipped, “Raghav Chadha must test his information earlier than taking pictures from his mouth. When the primary assembly of the committee was held, Punjab was not a member and was included within the committee solely after he wrote a letter to the Centre, mentioned Captain Amarinder, including that the second assembly noticed monetary points being mentioned, with Manpreet Badal in attendance, whereas the final had solely Agriculture Secretary Kahan Singh Pannu because the invited participant.
Castigating the Union Government for encroaching upon the rights of the States, Captain Amarinder identified that regardless that Agriculture is a State topic, the Union Government is hell bent upon damaging the federal construction of the nation.