Even before Amarinder Singh imposed restrictions to prevent the second wave of the epidemic, he had announced that the ruling Congress would not hold any political meeting in Punjab. (file photo)
Punjab Politics Update: Terming AAP’s dharna as a violation of the weekend curfew implemented in the state, Captain Amarinder Singh said that such dharnas and political gatherings can lead to large scale spread of the epidemic and will have to be dealt with harshly. .
Chandigarh. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has asked the Director General of Police (DGP) the Disaster Management Act against the leaders of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal who have been protesting for the past few days. Instructions have been given to register a case under Terming such activities of Shiromani Akali Dal and Aam Aadmi Party as irresponsible and a gross violation of strict restrictions in view of the spread of the epidemic, the Chief Minister asked DGP Dinkar Gupta to take action against such leaders under this law. .
Opposition leaders are not worried about Punjab
The Chief Minister said that the arbitrary behavior of the leaders and workers of these parties at a time when people cannot even gather for marriages and rites shows that they are not concerned about the health and safety of Punjabis. He said such behavior would probably not be tolerated.
Also read: Is Congress itself the biggest enemy of the Congress government in Punjab?Terming the AAP’s dharna as a violation of the weekend curfew implemented in the state, Captain Amarinder Singh said such dharnas and political gatherings could lead to large scale spread of the pandemic and would have to be dealt with harshly. He said that political leaders have a big responsibility towards the society, which these parties have abandoned, due to which the life of the people of Punjab is in danger.
The Chief Minister reiterated that this is not the time to play political games and adopt petty political tactics, but to fight together for the end of this epidemic. It is worth mentioning that before imposing restrictions to prevent the second wave of the epidemic from the Chief Minister’s side. He had announced that the ruling Congress would not hold any political meeting in Punjab.