Chandigarh, June 1
Former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday attacked the ruling Congress in Punjab, saying its authorities and leaders, as an alternative of specializing in stopping deaths as a consequence of Covid, are attempting to type out “variations” within the social gathering’s state unit.
The Congress has shaped a three-member committee to resolve the infighting within the social gathering’s Punjab unit, and legislators and ministers are assembly the panel led by Rajya Sabha member Mallikarjun Kharge since Monday in Delhi.
As a substitute of holding conferences in Delhi to type out variations inside @INCPunjab, focus ought to have been on stopping extra #COVID deaths within the state! Disgrace that the Congress social gathering’s priorities don’t have anything to do with folks! 2/2
— Harsimrat Kaur Badal (@HarsimratBadal_) June 1, 2021
“As a substitute of holding conferences in Delhi to type out variations inside @INCPunjab, focus ought to have been on stopping extra #COVID deaths within the state! Disgrace that the Congress social gathering’s priorities don’t have anything to do with folks!” opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Harsimrat Badal tweeted.
Slamming the Amarinder Singh authorities over the variety of Covid deaths, she additionally questioned Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the state authorities’s “dismal” efficiency.
“For 34 days repeatedly, the Covid toll in Punjab has remained at greater than 100/day & mortality charge is DOUBLE the nationwide common. Has @capt_amarinder taken a single step to mitigate the disaster? Why is @RahulGandhi quiet on his govt’s dismal efficiency?” requested the SAD’s Bathinda MP in one other tweet.
The committee, shaped by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, additionally has AICC common secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat and former MP J P Aggarwal as its members.
On Monday, it had met round 25 social gathering leaders from Punjab, together with state chief Sunil Jakhar and ministers.
The panel has been tasked with addressing variations between Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Sidhu, who represents Amritsar East within the Punjab meeting, has been attacking his social gathering’s authorities within the state for failing to take motion towards these concerned within the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in 2015 and subsequent firing incidents in Kotkapura in Faridkot.
On Monday, the opposition in Punjab had slammed the Congress authorities, saying ministers and MLAs have “deserted” the state’s folks within the midst of the Covid pandemic and gone to Delhi “to avoid wasting their chairs”.
Punjab has to date registered 5,67,607 infections and 14,550 fatalities as a result of viral illness. PTI