Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday stated the Supreme Court has directed Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities to pay Rs 450 crore it’s spending on ads in the direction of completion of the Delhi-Meerut RRTS venture, and known as for related intervention in Punjab directing Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to offer monetary assist to farmers for managing paddy stubble.

Asserting that it was excessive time that the AAP authorities in Punjab is held accountable, Badal known as for an audit of all infrastructure initiatives which had been on a standstill as a result of the state was not releasing funds for them.

“This along with the squeeze on the release of funds for urban local bodies and rural development is causing untold suffering to the common man and needs to be remedied immediately through judicial intervention, ” the SAD chief stated.

He stated the apex courtroom order was additionally a watch opener because it blew the lid off the style through which AAP governments had been utilizing public cash for self publicity at the same time as they denied cash to infrastructure initiatives.

He stated identical to in Delhi, the AAP authorities in Punjab was not releasing any cash for infrastructure initiatives however continued to splurge on propaganda primarily based ads.

“The situation has become such that money is not even being released for social welfare benefits like old-age pension and Shagun (Ashirwad) scheme.”

Appealing for pressing judicial intervention by the apex courtroom to drive the AAP authorities in Punjab to endure a course correction, Badal stated “the AAP government failed to incentivise farmers to encourage them to manage stubble despite promises prior to the 2022 election that the government would collect stubble from farmer fields and pay them for the same.”

He stated it was surprising that the hard-earned cash of Punjabis was being burnt on spreading AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal’s agenda throughout the size and breadth of the nation at the same time as farmers had been denied compensation for crop injury and election guarantees like giving Rs 1, 000 per 30 days to all girls remained a pipedream.

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