Ludhiana: After the Shiromani Akali Dal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) aimed their guns on Congress party for appointment of tainted leader Asha Kumari as Incharge of Punjab Congress, the former Chief Minister and senior party leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has come out in defense to Asha Kumari.
Hitting out at the SAD- BJP, Bhathal said that the leaders of ruling party should first come clean in the cases of drugs and scams and later level allegations against leaders of our party. Claiming that Himachal Pradesh leader Asha Kumari had no role in the said land scam, Bhattal said that Akali Dal- BJP leader had no right to level allegations Congress leaders as they were facing serious cases and allegations.
Bhathal further clarified that Asha Kumari will not be replaced and she will continue as incharge of Punjab Congress. Former CM Bhattal was in city to attend the workers meet of Ludhiana east constituency.
Speaking on the occasion, Bhattal asked the party workers to work hard to form the Congress government in 2017. She said that Congress party had lot of respect for the workers and after the government will be formed, every leader and worker will be given due respect. She further said that Akali Dal- BJP front has failed on every front and it is the high time for the Congress workers to show the door to the leaders of ruling party during the 2017 elections.
Congress MP from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu also appealed to the party workers for strengthening the party and to form government in next Vidhan Sabha elections.
Bittu further said that the party had started meetings in all assembly constituencies and it was the first meeting in Ludhiana east constituency. In next few days the meetings will be held in other constituencies too where party leaders will show united face.
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