Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Wednesday accused SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal of involvement within the imposition of the Centre’s farm legal guidelines whereas saying her get together might have averted the disaster when it was a part of the Union authorities.
The Bathinda MP had on Tuesday accused the CM of talking the language of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led authorities on the Centre by allegedly suggesting that the farmers” stir is hampering the state’s financial growth.
Ms Badal had stop the Union authorities after her get together snapped its ties with the BJP over the farm legal guidelines.
“No Akali chief, particularly former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, had the ethical proper to talk on the disaster triggered by the farm legal guidelines, which they may simply have averted once they had been a part of the central authorities,” mentioned CM in a press release on Wednesday.
Ridiculing Ms Harsimrat’s remarks, the CM mentioned farmers wouldn’t have even reached the Delhi borders to make their voice heard had it been left to the ruling get together on the Centre and in neighbouring Haryana.
“I by no means requested farmers to go to Delhi. They had been pressured to depart their houses and sit on the border of the nationwide capital, going through the weather and even shedding their lives on account of your coalition authorities’s acts of fee and omission,” he mentioned.
He requested Ms Harsimrat to cease “mendacity about her brazen complicity within the imposition of the farm legal guidelines on the farmers, not simply of Punjab however your complete nation”.
Dubbing as “atrocious” Ms Harsimrat’s suggestion that the farmers ought to protest in Punjab the CM mentioned, “It is like asking somebody to go to the western entrance to battle an enemy that’s standing on the jap border.”
It was evident that the Akalis had been making an attempt to divert the farmers’ consideration from the Centre to the state, with an eye fixed on the Meeting polls, he mentioned.
Taking a dig at Ms Harsimrat’s declare of being “stunned and pained” at his remarks, the CM mentioned both the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief was “intentionally mendacity or was completely dumb and apathetic to the plight of the state and its individuals”.
“It is a joke coming from the chief of a celebration that misruled Punjab for 10 years and introduced the state to the brink of full ruination,” he mentioned, asking Ms Harsimrat the place her ache had disappeared for these 10 years when the SAD-BJP authorities was “inflicting one harm after one other on the individuals with their corrupt acts”.