Press Reporter News Service
Amritsar, March 21
Amid the Covid spike, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal arrived in Amritsar on his transit go to earlier than continuing to attend the Kisan Maha Sammelan scheduled on the grain market of Baghapurana in Moga.
Earlier than his go to, the boards and hoardings of the AAP had been eliminated by the civic authorities in the course of the wee hours for which the officers needed to face the wrath of AAP staff. They raised slogans in opposition to the civic administration.
Nonetheless, Kejriwal was welcomed by AAP Punjab head Bhagwant Mann at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee Worldwide Airport.
Appreciating the Punjab farmers for main the campaign in opposition to the three farm legal guidelines enacted by the Centre authorities, Kejriwal informed that AAP all the time stood for the farm trigger. “For the previous many months, the Punjab farmers have been main the protest from the very starting in opposition to the farm legal guidelines. I’m right here to attend the maha sammelan of farmers to point out solidarity with them”, he stated.
Mann stated that the 2022 Meeting elections had been nonetheless far-off and this maha sammelan shouldn’t be clubbed with it.
“AAP intends to strengthen the farmers’ battle and it has nothing to do with ensuing polls. When Arvind Kejriwal jee speaks, the Modi-government listens to him. The reason being that it was the AAP celebration solely which tasted them defeat thrice. We purpose to voice farmers’ trigger and get up the Modi authorities for an agrarian disaster,” he stated.
When requested in regards to the well being pointers and restrictions being imposed by the Congress-led state authorities for holding a gathering within the wake of spurt in Covid circumstances, Mann stated, “Congress celebration has been contesting Meeting elections and holding rallies in Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Assam, was the Covid menace into consideration then? Why did they achieve this when AAP was holding an occasion, that too for the farmers? Furthermore, all preparations had been in place in the case of the Covid -19 well being pointers on the venue of the occasion. Correct sanitizing mechanism and social distancing had been being maintained there. I, myself, had undergone Covid testing”, he stated.
On the elimination of AAP hoardings by the civic authorities right here, he stated, “Kejriwal might by no means be faraway from the guts and thoughts of the folks by eradicating the boards and hoardings”.