The Fact News Service
Malerkotla/Barnala, June 19
Attacking opposition parties for patronising corruption and mafia, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has taken historic decisions in just three months which the previous governments failed to take in decades.
Mann said that corruption has now been stopped in government departments and the corrupt people to be lodged in jails.
CM also announced an auction of the properties of Pearls Group to refund the money to the victims of the Ponzi scam. He said that AAP government is going to acquire and auction properties of Pearls Group in the coming days.
Mann said that farmers sown direct paddy on 21 lakh acres and summer Moong crop on 1.25 lakh acres after the state government announced to start the procurement of the moong crop directly from farmers at a minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 7,275 per quintal.
Holding road shows in Malerkotla and Mehal Kalan Assembly constituencies in support of party candidate Sarpanch Gurmail Singh, Mann urged people to ensure record-victory of Singh in the Sangrur by-election.
CM Mann and candidate Gurmail Singh held a road show on Sunday in villages including Thikriwal, Raiser, Channanwal, Chhiniwal Kalan, Mahil Kalan, Mahil Khurd, Pandori, Kurr, Manal, Panjgraian, Bapla, Kasba Bharal, Sandaur, Khurd, Shergarh Cheema, Kuth. , Bhudan, Sikandarpura, Kelon, Sherwani Kot, Malerkotla City, Bridge to Kuti Road, Satta Chowk, Kali Mata Mandir, Pipli Petrol Pump, Sirhindi Gate, Cooler Chowk, 786 Chowk, Bus Stand, Thandi Road and Dhuri Chowk.
Lashing out at the Shiromani Akali Dal, Mann said that all senior leaders of Akali Dal were rejected by people in the assembly elections and now only their photos are missing from campaign posters in Sangrur while the SAD party will vanish from political map of Punjab in coming years.
Taking a dig at SAD chief Sukhbir Badal, Mann said that Badal used to talk about ruling Punjab for 25 years but now Akali Dal has only 3 MLAs. Even now they can come to the assembly on a scooter.
The Chief Minister made a scathing attack at the Congress and said that the party was trying to protect its corrupt former minister Dharamsot and held protests in his support.
Attacking BJP candidate, he said that turncoat like Kewal Dhillon can never serve the society as he is hungry for power. Taking another jibe at Simranjit Singh Mann, CM said that he is trying to set a record of most defeats in elections.
Mann said that people of Sangrur had given him immense love for years by electing MP for two times and now made him CM of the state. He urged people to cast their precious vote and ensure victory of AAP’s Gurmail with a thumping majority this time. CM Mann pays tribute to Freedom fighter Sewa Singh Thikriwala.
Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and candidate Gurmail Singh reached the famous village Thikriwal, paid floral tribute to Freedom fighter Sewa Singh Thikriwala.
Mann said that Freedom fighter Sewa Singh Thikriwala struggled whole life for the common man and he was the guardian of the country and human rights.
He fought for the rights of the downtrodden and sacrificed his life in the struggle. The martyrdom of Seva Singh Thikriwal will continue to inspire coming generations to work for the human rights of the people.