Sat. Feb 24th, 2024


 Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as we speak demanded an impartial probe into the deletion of 10.70 lakh blue playing cards of beneficiaries below the Aata-daal scheme which have now been restored by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities even because it asserted the beneficiaries be compensated for being ignored of the scheme for 2 years.

In a press release right here, social gathering senior chief Dr Daljit Singh Cheema mentioned “it is shocking that the AAP government denied food grains given under the scheme to forty lakh people  for two years and has now restored the facility on the eve of the Lok Sabha elections due to deep resentment on this issue at the grass root level”. Asserting that solely an impartial probe might decide the explanations for denial of this facility to forty lakh individuals, Dr Cheema mentioned “it is clear that people who did not vote for AAP were penalized”.

Dr Cheema asserted chief minister Bhagwant Mann was answerable for this injustice as he had himself introduced that wealthy individuals had been availing the scheme whereas deleting the blue playing cards of 10.7 lakh households. He mentioned because the facility had now been restored to the identical individuals, the chief minister ought to inform what motion had been taken towards these answerable for denying this primary facility to the individuals. Dr Cheema additionally demanded that the ten.7 lakh households who had been pressured to buy flour privately after being wrongfully saved out of the scheme must be monetarily compensated for a similar in a time sure method.

Asserting that the AAP authorities was pressured to do a volte face on this concern because of a vigorous protest by the SAD, Mr Cheema added “we stand abdicated. It is clear that the AAP government discriminated against Punjabis due to ulterior motives and has not restored the facility for political benefit in the forthcoming parliamentary elections. It is not sure if this facility or others including the old age pension will continue in the present form after the Lok Sabha elections”.

Dr Cheema mentioned social gathering president Sukhbir Singh Badal would go to the individuals with all of the information within the case through the social gathering’s forthcoming Punjab Bachao yatra. He mentioned the social gathering would additionally spotlight how different social welfare advantages had been being denied to the individuals together with the Shagun scheme, SC scholarship scheme, free cycles for woman’s scheme and sports activities kits scheme through the Punjab Bachao yatra and pressure the federal government to restart them additionally.

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