Chandigarh, January 14
Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal and celebration’s Punjab unit chief Bhagwant Mann met some farmers in Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s constituency Chamkaur Sahib.
In a brief video of the assembly launched by the celebration on Friday, Kejriwal and Mann are seen sitting on a cot positioned in the mustard fields and interacting with some farmers.
In the video, Mann asks the farmers if they’ve fee for the cane crop and the peasants reply that it has not but been cleared.
“Did you not get fee in your produce for 2 years?” Kejriwal then asks the farmers.
Another farmer tells the AAP leaders that various youth of the realm are unemployed.
“So, this time are you going to convey a change (bringing AAP to energy)?” asks Kejriwal throughout the dialog with peasants.
“We are with you..,” an aged farmer tells Kejriwal, and the Delhi chief minister tells him that they solely want their help.
Punjab goes to polls on February 14 and the AAP is eyeing to wrest energy from the ruling Congress.
Kejriwal was on a two-day go to to the northern state which concluded on Thursday throughout which he additionally campaigned door-to-door, dominated himself out of the race because the celebration’s CM face, because the AAP launched its ‘Janta Chunegi Apna CM’ drive a day earlier and stated the identify of the candidate for the highest put up will probably be introduced after getting the suggestions of individuals.
Kejriwal, nevertheless, had stated his personal choice for the put up is Bhagwant Mann.
During the dialog with peasants at a village in Chamkaur Sahib, in the video, one other farmer tells Kejriwal that they obtained all help and assist from the AAP dispensation, together with making preparations of water, ration and offering different necessities which was made when the peasants had been agitating in opposition to farm legal guidelines at Delhi borders.
“Did you come to find out about our colleges and hospitals in Delhi?” Kejriwal asks, to which the farmers reply they realize it.
The Delhi chief minister then asks the peasants whether or not there’s a authorities college in their space.
The aged farmer replies solely 5 academics are there the place 12 academics are wanted. “What will the youngsters do?” he asks.
Kejriwal tells them if AAP involves energy, it’s going to enhance the situation of presidency colleges like his authorities did in Delhi and in addition present employment to youth.
“The method we caused a change in Delhi, we’ll convey a change in Punjab too,” he stated.
The Channi authorities has been below assault, particularly from the Aam Aadmi Party, over the problems of colleges.
AAP chief and Delhi training minister Manish Sisodia had final month visited two authorities main colleges positioned in Chamkaur Sahib, alleging their pathetic situation.
Sisodia had then alleged that the bathroom there was stinking and lecture rooms had been infested with spider webs and in one of many colleges there was just one trainer, who was getting simply Rs 6,000 per thirty days.
Sisodia, Kejriwal and Mann should not the one AAP leaders who’ve focused Channi’s constituency.
Last month, senior AAP chief and Punjab affairs co-incharge Raghav Chadha had paid a shock go to to Jindapur village in Chamkaur Sahib and alleged that unlawful sand mining was being carried out in Channi’s constituency.
However, the Punjab chief minister had trashed his claims and had given a strict warning to AAP leaders from Delhi that no “outsider” could be allowed to boost an “unfounded alarm” in the state. PTI