Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP ) Punjab welcomed Mann government’s action against land mafia in the state. Party’s Punjab chief spokesperson Malwinder Singh Kang said that the people who looted Punjab and plundered the valuable resources and assets of Punjab will not be spared. He expressed the above views in a press conference at party headquarters on Friday where he was also accompanied by party leaders and spokesperson, Dr Sunny Singh Ahluwalia and Govinder Mittal.
Malwinder Singh Kang told the press that implementing the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann , Rural Development & Panchayat Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal freed 29 acres of panchayati land in village Abhipur of Mohali which was illegally encroached for the last 15 years. He added that Aam Aadmi Party promised the people of Punjab to stop mafia and public money leakage and now their government and ministers are taking actions to ensure that Punjab’s capital should reach Punjab ’s exchequer so that it can be used for public welfare.
Responding to a query Kang said that action against mafias will be taken irrespective of their political affiliation or how influential they are. He said that AAP government’s agenda is to free Punjab from all kinds of mafia so that the looting of Punjab and its people can be stopped for good. He added that their party promised the same during elections and are fully committed to fulfil that promise. Freeing 29 acres worth crores of rupees in Mohali is a good start and Mann government will continue to remove illegal encroachment of panchayat lands in state.
Talking about the power shortage in India , AAP spokesperson slammed Narendra Modi led central government and said that PM Modi promised us new India and today that ‘New India’ is living in dark age where every state is suffering from 10-15 hours of daily power cuts. He asked Modi government to address the issue of electricity shortage that every state is reeling from and take action at the earliest to overcome the 10, 000 MW shortage.