Muktsar: Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday challenged Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to list their achievements for the welfare of farmers in Punjab and other states.
While inaugurating development projects at Mana village in district Muktsar, Harsimrat said that the Congress and AAP which has never done anything for the betterment of the farmers are now playing petty politics in the name of farmers just to get political ground on false promises nearing elections.
She said that Captain imposed the electricity bills on the tubewells of farmers whereas SAD-BJP alliance is continuously providing free power to farmers for irrigation of Rs 5,000 crore annualy. She said that SAD-BJP launched various welfare schemes for the welfare of farmers which include doubling crop compensation, health insurance cover, provided Rs 644 crore for the cotton crop damaged due to whitefly.
She further said that Punjab government is successfully running welfare schemes for the various sections of the society such Atta Dal Scheme, Bhagat Puran Singh Health Insurance Scheme, Pension Schemes etc.
Union Minister said that Punjab government is connecting all cites with four and six lanes with the investment of Rs 40,000 crore. She said that this will increase the investment in the state with the uninterrupted road connectivity.
Harsimrat commenting on the Punjab Congress president Capt Amarinder Singh said that earlier Captain betrayed the Patialvis and now people of Amritsar. She said that Captain’s performance in Vidhan Sabha and Lok Sabha has been zero. She said that on the other side Punjab Chief Minister always remain in the people and directly interact with the masses to redress their problems.
‘SAD-BJP will not tie-up with anybody’
Mansa: Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday said that Captain Amarinder Singh will join hands with fourth front and AAP to form government.
She said that SAD-BJP alliance will go into the elections with agenda of development and will not tie-up with any other party or front. While interacting with media persons here on Sunday, she said that SAD-BJP alliance will form government in the state for the third consecutive term on the development agenda.
Union Minister said that Congress and AAP are same sides of the coin and their past shows that they joined hands in Delhi to keep BJP out of power.
She said that AAP is a product of Congress, which brought them to keep BJP out of power. She said that only agenda of AAP is to mislead people with the false propaganda.
She further said that on the other side SAD-BJP under the leadership of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has focused on the inclusive development of the people. DP
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