Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mentioned he’s sending his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Singh Channi copies of 1 lakh ‘zero’ quantity Delhi electrical energy payments and dared him to indicate even 1,000 such payments of his state.
Mr Kejriwal, whereas addressing a gathering in Punjab’s Mohali, mentioned not like his Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP), which delivers on its guarantees reminiscent of free electrical energy, Chief Minister and Congress chief Channi makes “false bulletins on daily basis”.
Final yr, Mr Kejriwal had introduced 100 per cent subsidy for these Delhi households which eat as much as 200 models of electrical energy. Customers of 201-400 models acquired roughly 50 per cent subsidy.
The AAP, which is the primary opposition celebration in Punjab, has introduced that if it wins within the 2022 meeting polls within the state, it is going to make as much as 300 models of electrical energy free.
Mr Kejriwal, on the gathering, introduced copies of 1 lakh electrical energy payments of Delhi shoppers, claiming that these had been “zero payments”.
Seventy to seventy-five per cent folks in Delhi get zero quantity electrical energy payments and nonetheless there’s 24 hours electrical energy provide, claimed the AAP chief who’s on a go to to the poll-bound state.
Mr Kejriwal mentioned he has already introduced to make as much as 300 models of electrical energy free in Punjab, if the AAP involves energy subsequent yr.
Following the AAP’s announcement, Channi claimed that electrical energy has been made “free: within the state, Kejriwal mentioned and requested these current on the gathering if any of them have gotten zero quantity electrical energy payments to date.
“Did he (Channi) lie,” the AAP chief requested.
Mr Kejriwal mentioned that out of fifty lakh, 35 lakh electrical energy shoppers in Delhi received zero quantity electrical energy payments final month.
“Right this moment, I’ve introduced proof that electrical energy in Delhi is free. I introduced one lakh such electrical energy payments. Channi sahab can see them…we are going to ship these bundles of electrical energy payments to Channi sahab,” the Delhi chief minister mentioned.
“I wish to problem Channi sahab to indicate 1,000 electrical energy payments in Punjab, which have zero quantity,” he mentioned, including that if folks need “zero invoice”, then they’ve to make sure the AAP wins in Punjab.
Accusing Channi of constructing “false” guarantees, Kejriwal mentioned the Punjab chief minister had promised 5 marla plots for homeless folks, however has not fulfilled it but.He mentioned Channi had claimed that the sand fee had been slashed to Rs 5 per cubic toes however sand was nonetheless being offered at Rs 35 per cubic toes.
The Channi authorities had claimed to regularise companies of 36,000 contractual and outsourced staff in Punjab however not a single particular person has been made everlasting, he mentioned.
“Channi is making false bulletins on daily basis and never a single announcement has been applied,: mentioned Mr Kejriwal.
He additionally focused Channi’s predecessor Amarinder Singh, saying the previous chief minister of Punjab had additionally made a number of guarantees however he additionally didn’t implement them.”Channi is spending quite a lot of authorities cash on varied ads and hoardings for his faux publicity, however he isn’t doing any work on the grassroot stage. Resulting from which in the present day each part together with unemployed academics, staff, farmers, merchants, docs, nurses are sitting on dharna and protests,” the AAP chief mentioned.
He claimed that each one the guarantees made by the AAP to the folks of Delhi have been fulfilled.
Whereas in Punjab, the Congress and the Akalis (Shiromani Akali Dal) had promised so much to the folks, however didn’t present any services after forming authorities, he alleged.
Mr Kejriwal mentioned, “We’ve got assured free electrical energy to the folks of Punjab, 24 hours uninterrupted energy provide, opening of 16,000 mohalla clinics, giving Rs 1,000 monthly to ladies, enhancing college and training system and constructing good hospitals and eradicating corruption.”
“With the formation of the AAP authorities in Punjab, all of the ensures will likely be fulfilled in any respect prices,” Mr Kejriwal mentioned.
He appealed to the folks of Punjab to present one probability to his celebration, saying they’ve already given possibilities to the Congress and the Akalis.
Earlier, AAP Punjab president and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann in his handle mentioned, “The Congress has made many guarantees to the folks of Punjab by issuing 129-page election manifesto through the 2017 elections, however the Congress authorities didn’t implement it.”
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