Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party on Monday expressed grief over the death of 6 people in a day in the state, out of those 4 farmers have committed suicide. In a press statement, AAP Punjab convener, Gurpreet Singh Waraich said that SAD and Congress have looted the state in last 2 decades. Both the parties have done nothing to uplift the peasantry in the state.
Waraich said that 3 out of 4 farmers took the extreme step because of debt and 4thhas committed suicide as the company in which he had invested money refused to refund his finances.
The AAP leaders criticized Badals for running away from their poll promise to wave off the debt of farmers. He said that Akali Dal is the alliance partner in centre government and can ask Modi to help the farmers of Punjab. Waraich said that if centre government refuses to accept the demand of debt waver then Harsimrat Badal has no right to stay in the union cabinet.
Waraich also took notice of suicide of Cancer patient in Sangrur. He said that the apathy of state government is pushing the people of state to take extreme steps. The state government has done nothing to strengthen the health system in state.
AAP leader promised that after the formation of AAP government in Punjab in 2017, the state government will provide free treatment to the cancer patients. The health facilities in government hospitals will be made at par with the private hospitals. He said that AAP has promised to wave off debt of farmers till December 2018.
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