Chandigarh, March 31
Punjab’s major opposition social gathering AAP on Wednesday introduced it’ll launch an agitation from April 7 in opposition to rising electrical energy tariffs within the state.
Punjab Aam Aadmi Occasion chief Bhagwant Mann stated the social gathering would drive the state authorities to supply free energy to folks on the strains of Delhi.
Mann stated the rising electrical energy charges have made life depressing for the folks within the state.
“The Captain authorities is growing energy costs day-to-day as a substitute of decreasing them,” he added.
The AAP will launch a mass agitation throughout Punjab over energy payments and drive the Amarinder Singh-led authorities to scale back the tariffs, Mann stated.
“The mass motion might be launched subsequent week. This motion will attain each road, each village, city and metropolis,” he stated in an announcement right here.
Mann added that volunteers and staff of the AAP would go door to door to get details about electrical energy payments.
Energy payments can even be burnt as a symbolic protest, the AAP chief added.
“Earlier the Akali Dal authorities and now the Congress have entered into expensive agreements with personal firms retaining in view their private pursuits,” he alleged.
Occasion chief Jarnail Singh claimed that the Punjab authorities must “pay crores of rupees” to the three personal thermal vegetation even when it didn’t purchase electrical energy from them. PTI