Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu continued his marketing campaign towards the Charanjit Singh Channi authorities immediately, declaring that he would go on a starvation strike if the federal government does not make the reviews on medicine menace and the sacrilege incident public.
The reviews by state companies on the medicine subject have been submitted within the Excessive Court docket and Mr Sidhu needs the federal government to share the findings with the folks.
“The get together got here to energy promising eradication of medicine,” Mr Sidhu stated immediately.
“But when the federal government doesn’t open the drug reviews, I’ll go on a starvation strike. We have to present why the earlier Chief Minister (Captain Amarinder Singh) sat on these reviews. Now this authorities must open these reviews. The courtroom has not barred the state authorities from opening the reviews,” he instructed reporters.
The removing of Amarinder Singh after a year-long festering feud has not introduced a lot peace in Punjab Congress. With Mr Sidhu’s aspiration for the highest put up crashing once more with the collection of Mr Channi, the cricketer-turned politician has not eased the strain on the state authorities.
Days after Mr Channi’s oath, he made his displeasure felt with the Chief Minister’s picks for cupboard, state police chief and the Advocate Basic. The matter was sorted after a lot backwards and forwards, however the truce between the 2 has been uncomfortable.
Final month Mr Sidhu wrote to Sonia Gandhi, itemizing a 13-point agenda on “precedence areas” and guarantees made earlier than 2017 polls he stated “the state authorities should ship upon”.
His solutions ranged from arrest in medicine instances, creation of agricultural infrastructure and legal guidelines to regulate “cable mafia”.