Ludhiana: Accusing the Government for becoming hurdle in development, Shiromani Akal Dal MLA from Sahnewal Sharanjit Singh Dhillon started hunger strike from Monday. Dhillon sat on indefinite hunger strike at Rahon road of Sahnewal constituency for not sanctioning funds for sewerage project, road infrastructure and other works.
More than one dozen Panchayats of Sahnewal constituency, Youth Akali Dal leader Simranjit Singh Dhillon and others also joined MLA in hunger strike.
Dhillon said that after the Congress Government came in power two years ago, the development works were stopped in Punjab and his constituency was also hit. He said that the sewerage project in several villages was still hanging fire despite it was immediate need for the residents. He said that no funds were sanctioned for construction and repair work of roads.
Dhillon said that he will continue the strike till the government and Nagar Panchayat will start development works in his constituency.
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