The Fact News Service
Mohali/Chandigarh, January 11
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has gained more strength on Monday when many prominent personalities joined AAP with their hundreds of associates. AAP senior leader and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema, along with Kulwant Singh, AAP candidate from Mohali, Neena Mittal, AAP candidate from Rajpura and Harchand Singh Barsat, General Secretary, formally inducted the joining leaders in a press conference here and welcomed them to the party on the behalf of AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal and AAP Punjab President Bhagwant Mann.
The new joining members of AAP included, Davinder Pal Singh Walia (retd. ADC) from Patiala, Harpreet Singh (Halqa President of YAD) from Amloh, Y.S. Matta (retd. Judge), Adv. Hardeep Singh Bangal (Distt. Bar Association President) from Sri Muktsar Sahib, Gurdeep Singh (Distt. Gen. Sec. SAD) from Ludhiana, Baljinder Singh Babbi (Distt. Gen. Sec. Youth Congress) from Bathinda Rural and Sohan Singh Bawa (Ex-Distt. President of BSP) from Mohali. From Fatehgarh Sahib district, Balkar Singh (Ex-Sarpanch and Distt. Gen. Sec. of SAD), Ashok Kumar (Distt. President Lok Swaraj Party), Swarn Singh Suhaghari (Gen. Sec. Distt. Kisan Cell), Numberdar Harbans Singh, Vasakhi Ram Nabipur, Satnam Singh Nabipur, Adv. Gurdeep Bimbra (Ex-joint Sec. of Distt. Bar Association), Adv. Sandeep Brar and Adv. Satwinder Mann (Ex-president K.G.S.U Chd) joined Aam Aadmi Party. Speaking on the occasion Harpal Cheema said that more and more people across Punjab are joining AAP, because here they see the future of Punjab.
Addressing the media here, Harpal Cheema criticized Congress government for wasting crores of rupees of tax payers’ hard earned money on false advertisement and said, “The people of Punjab will give a fitting reply to every lie of Congress on 14th February.” He said that Punjabis do not like Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at all because during their past regimes they’ve (SAD-BJP) used incidents of sacrilege to divide the voters of Punjab for their own political agenda, sacrilege incidents of Nakodar in 1986 and Bargarhi in 2015 are examples of it.
Denying the allegations of double-dealing in the tickets distribution by Aam Aadmi Party for Assembly elections, Cheema said that some people have personal and selfish agendas in politics and when their plans fail, they start blame-game. Cheema claimed that AAP has given 80% tickets to its core volunteers and its only party to do so. Reacting to the news of Police transfers even after CoC Cheema said that if any such thing has happened then AAP demands a high-level inquiry and strict action against everyone involved.
Harpal Cheema reiterated that Aam Aadmi Party will follow all the instruction of Election Commission and Covid related guidelines as for AAP, health of the people is the top most priority.