Sri Muktsar Sahib- Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal as we speak introduced that the occasion would give fifty per cent seats to girls in panchayat and native physique elections moreover reserving 33 per cent seats for girls whereas nominating candidates for the State meeting and Lok Sabha elections.
Addressing the primary all girls convention on the Maghi Mela right here, the SAD president mentioned “the SAD is also committed to giving a boost to all social welfare initiatives concerning our women folk once we come to power in the State”. He mentioned the Shagun scheme which had been discontinued by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities would restarted. “We will also give lentils under the “aata- daal” scheme which has been severely curtailed presently moreover rising the previous age pension to Rs 2, 500 monthly”.
Sukhbir Badal additionally lauded the overwhelmingly response to the ladies convention organised by the Istri Akali Dal underneath the management of Bibi Hargobind Kaur. He mentioned the way by which girls had congregated to the convention proved the excessive esteem by which womenfolk held the SAD. He additionally appealed to the ladies because the heirs of Mata Bhag Kaur to unite underneath the banner of the SAD to strengthen it even additional.
Asserting that Punjabis had been betrayed each by the Congress and AAP, Mr Sukhbir Badal mentioned “the Congress promised to waive off farmer loans but did nothing”. He mentioned AAP even made extra grandiose guarantees of doubling the provision of flour underneath the aata-daal scheme, rising previous age pension to Rs 2, 500 monthly and giving Rs 1, 000 monthly to girls. He mentioned as a substitute of accelerating the pension quantity the variety of beneficiaries had been decreased drastically at the same time as girls had been nonetheless ready to obtain Rs 1, 000 monthly as promised.
Mr Badal additionally spoke on how the drug menace had change into alarming as a result of AAP legislators had been taking monthlies working into lakhs of rupees monthly from drug sellers. He mentioned it was these legislators who had been stopping the police drive from arresting drug traffickers.
Former union minister and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal spoke concerning the sacrifices made by girls within the historical past of Punjab from the interval of the Guru Sahiban to current instances. She additionally spoke on how AAP was fooling Punjabis by trumpeting the zero invoice slogan at the same time as all different social welfare advantages had been minimize – be it Shagun, aata – daal or previous age pensions. She mentioned even the zero invoice slogan was being disproved with individuals complaining of giant energy payments.
Istri Akali Dal president Hargobind Kaur whereas talking mentioned girls had been bearing the brunt of AAP misrule. “Be it the alarming increase in the drug menace or break down of law and order, women are the losers. They are watching their sons die due to drug overdoses even as the chief minister is busy cracking jokes or indulging in political vendetta instead of running the State”. She additionally highlighted how girls had been being denied social welfare advantages.