Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 15
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Wednesday mentioned no Akali chief, particularly former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, had the moral right to speak on the disaster triggered by the Farm Laws, which they could simply have averted after they had been a part of the central authorities and get together to every of its anti-people choices.
In a response to Harsimrat’s “irresponsible claims and baseless allegations” towards him with reference to his assertion on the influence of the extended farmers’ stir in Punjab on the state’s financial system, the Chief Minister slammed the Akali chief over her politically motivated remarks which had been nothing however a cover-up of her and her get together’s failure to stop the disaster that was of their very own deliberate making.
Ridiculing the previous union minister’s remarks that he (Capt Amarinder) was talking the language of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) management and the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister mentioned left to the ruling get together on the Centre and in neighbouring Haryana, the farmers wouldn’t have even reached the Delhi borders to make their voice heard. “I by no means requested the farmers to go to Delhi. They had been compelled to go away their houses and sit on the border of the nationwide capital, dealing with the weather and even dropping their lives, on account of your coalition authorities’s acts of fee and omission,” he mentioned.
Dubbing as atrocious Harsimrat’s suggestion that the farmers ought to protest in Punjab whereas their battle was towards the BJP-led authorities on the Centre, the Chief Minister quipped “it’s like asking somebody to go to the western entrance to battle an enemy that’s standing on the japanese border.”
Taking a dig at Harsimrat’s declare of being “stunned and pained” at his remarks, the Chief Minister mentioned both the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief was intentionally mendacity or was completely dumb and apathetic to the plight of the state and its folks.
As for not taking the farmers’ battle to the Centre, the Chief Minister suggested Harsimrat to ask her media staff to get hold of the press experiences of his private visits, conferences, letters and telephone calls to the Prime Minister, the Union Home Minister and different central authorities ministers on the difficulty over the previous one 12 months.