Tue. Oct 3rd, 2023

A confrontation over the cash-for-job rip-off continued as Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday alleged that his predecessor and Congress chief Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew had demanded Rs 2 crore from an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketer for a authorities job.

Accompanying cricketer Jass Inder Baidwan, Mann instructed the media right here he met the cricketer in Dharamsala when he was there to observe IPL match. “I will not reveal his name. He plays in Punjab’s team, ” stated Mann.

“We will now provide the job to the cricket player, if he fulfills the criteria of the government job under the state’s sports policy, ” Mann instructed the media.

To substantiate his claims, the Chief Minister confirmed pictures of the participant and his relative standing with Channi.

Earlier, Mann in his tweet dared former CM Channi to disclose particulars of the alleged bribery deal. “Respectfully, Charanjit Channi ji, I am giving you an opportunity till 2 pm on May 31 to make public all the information about your nephew asking for bribe from sportsperson for job…if you don’t do it by May 31, 2 pm, I will release photos, name and the meeting place. I will put everything in front of Punjabis.”

However, Channi has denied allegations of any wrongdoings.

Earlier, the Chief Minister made a scathing assault at a public operate on the earlier governments for “looting” the individuals.

He had stated the sooner regimes had “sold” the roles to the youth whereas his authorities is offering the roles in a clear and honest method completely on benefit.

Addressing the gatherings after laying basis stone of the tehsil complexes at Dirba and Cheema in Sangrur district on May 25, Mann stated Channi’s nephew used to hunt Rs 2 crore for each job.

Contrary to it, Mann stated that ever since assuming the cost of workplace, his authorities has given jobs to greater than 29, 000 youths fully on benefit.

Mann had stated these leaders who’ve “exploited” the youth of the state won’t be spared and they are going to be made accountable to the individuals of the state.

He had stated the federal government is dedicated to the nicely being of the individuals and no stone is being left unturned for this noble trigger. The earlier regimes had “mercilessly plundered” the state resulting from which the state had lagged behind in progress.

Mann stated the federal government would get well each single penny from these “corrupt leaders” who had robbed the state.

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