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"Here To Save Punjab, People With Us": Farmers' Body On Contesting Polls


The Samyukta Samaj Morcha will contest all of the 117 meeting seats within the state, he stated.

Chandigarh:

The choice to contest elections in Punjab was taken as individuals needed us to clear the “filth” created by political events, a key member of farmer group which is contesting the meeting elections advised wantpassport. Samyukta Samaj Morcha Chief Balbir Singh Rajewal, whereas ruling out an alliance with Aam Aadmi Social gathering, was additionally important of the Arvind Kejriwal occasion’s chief ministerial selection, Bhagwant Mann.

“We’re right here to save lots of Punjab, to enhance the system. The state of affairs in Punjab is getting worse. Kids right here have misplaced hope. They’re migrating in giant numbers as a consequence of unemployment. There are not any jobs. This may improve the crime charge,” Mr Rajewal stated.

The 80-year-old farmer chief stated that he was “pressured by the individuals” to contest polls as they’ve misplaced hope from the standard events.

“Politicians within the state should not doing something. There’s administrative corruption. Politicians have digressed from a conventional motive of service to the individuals. The Aam Aadmi (frequent man) is going through problem,” Mr Rajewal, who claims to be one of many founders of the farmer motion, stated.

The Samyukta Samaj Morcha, Mr Rajewal stated, will contest all of the 117 meeting seats within the state.

Requested a few doable alliance with AAP, which has emerged as a robust participant within the state, Mr Rajewal solely stated, “I need individuals who can save Punjab. People are with us. It is a mistaken perception that this motion will die down”.

He, nonetheless, focused the Arvind Kejriwal occasion’s for selecting Bhagwant Mann as its chief ministerial candidate. “Everybody is aware of concerning the chief ministerial selection face of the Aam Aadmi Social gathering. Who would not know he cannot stay with out alcohol,” he stated.

Forty-eight-year-old Bhagwant Mann was declared because the chief ministerial face of the AAP on January 18 by occasion’s nationwide convenor Arvind Kejriwal. The announcement was made after the outcomes of the occasion’s ‘Janta Chunegi Apna CM’ drive have been declared.

A comedian-turned-politician, Mr Mann is a two-time Lok Sabha MP from the Sangrur parliamentary constituency.

AAP’s most distinguished face in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann has usually been focused by the opposition for his “ingesting” behavior.

Following fixed potshots, the AAP chief had publicly resolved to not contact alcohol ever at a rally in 2019.  

Polling for the meeting polls in Punjab is scheduled to be held on February 20 and the counting of votes will happen on March 10.

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