Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, July 13
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh hit out at AAP and SAD on Tuesday accusing them of “mendacity blatantly” over political funding from personal energy firms, a improvement that comes after each events accused his get together of receiving funds from three thermal energy firms.
“Political donations by sure energy firms have been made to not Punjab Congress however to AICC, again in 2009 and 2014, with no connection in any respect to the incumbent authorities within the state,” stated the Chief Minister, and accused each Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) for “spreading lies”.
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“The PPAs in query have been signed by the erstwhile SAD-BJP authorities, and have been legally binding in order that his (Captain Amarinder’s) authorities couldn’t rescind the identical with out heavy penalties on the cash-strapped state,” he claimed, and stated that his authorities was exploring authorized recourse to neutralise sick results of the PPAs with out additional burdening the state’s exchequer.
“In truth,” he added, “as per media stories, the Akalis led by the Badals had taken greater than Rs 100 crore in political funds and declared a measly Rs 13 crore, placing the remainder of their private pockets,” a press observe quoted him as saying.
About AAP, he claimed that donations taken by Arvind Kejriwal’s get together AAP through the 2014 elections have been already beneath the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate.
The Chief Minister dared each his rival events to declare all their political funding of the final 10 years. “Let the reality come out, and let the folks determine who’s or has dishonest them with false allegations and accusations,” he stated.