Ludhiana: Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh demanded imposition of President’s Rule in Punjab saying that the law and order situation was totally out of control with anarchy prevailing all over. “Given the anarchy let loose everywhere, Punjab is a fit case for President’s Rule to restore confidence of people”, he said, while referring to the attack on Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwala and the killing of Mata Chand Kaur, besides other serious incidents of violence taking place all over Punjab every day.
During the visit to the residence of Bhupinder Singh who was killed in attack on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadriawala, Amarinder said, there was an atmosphere of fear and anarchy prevailing in the state and the Badals were directly responsible for it. The PCC president met the family members of the slain saint. While he supported the family’s demand for the CBI probe into the murder, Capt Amarinder assured them that once the Congress forms the government in the state, all the culprits will be brought to the book. Replying to a question, the former Chief Minister said, Parkash Singh Badal was directly shielding the culprits.
Sharing the grief with Bibi Kulwant Kaur, the wife of the late Sant, and two young sons Harman 8 years and Gurman 6 years, he said, he will ensure that the family got justice. The family members expressed gratitude to Capt Amarinder for personally visiting them to condole the death. They said, no prominent political leader from any party had bothered to visit them and pay condolences.Later, Amarinder also visited Bhaini Sahib to pay condolences over the killing of Mata Chand Kaur. He said that even after more than two months the killers had not been identified.
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