Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Thursday filed a defamation swimsuit in search of Rs 1 crore damages from Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for willful defamation as a part of an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) conspiracy in opposition to the Badal household in addition to the celebration.
The SAD President filed a civil swimsuit on this regard within the court docket of the Civil Judge in Muktsar by means of this advocate and in addition submitted court docket payment of Rs 2.29 lakh.
The swimsuit claimed that the Chief Minister indulged in a drama on November 1, 2023, by asserting valuable water of Punjab was taken by the plaintiff and his household to their farm land in Balasar village of Haryana by developing a personal canal.
It stated that Mann made this assertion regardless of figuring out the true info of the case and did so intentionally figuring out it could have a cascading impact as a result of place he held. The swimsuit stated the true info of the case had been that Badal, in addition to his SAD, had fought tirelessly to save lots of each drop of water even because the Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had taken an opposed stand with respect to river waters in Haryana to realize political mileage.
Badal, in his swimsuit, stated Mann was repeatedly making false, unsubstantiated and scurrilous statements in opposition to him. He stated the Chief Minister had portrayed him in addition to the Badal household as extremely corrupt individuals who had looted Punjab apart from calling them anti-Sikh and anti-Punjab.
“All this has been done as part of a pre-planned conspiracy of the Chief Minister in league with his political bosses, ” Badal added.
Later speaking to the media, Badal accused Mann of creating a behavior of mendacity and even practising politics of lies.
“Now he will be held to account and will have to appear in court and explain his lies. We will not let him misuse his position as Chief Minister to indulge in slander.”