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AAP leader and international sports star Sajjan Singh Cheema joins SAD

April 27, 2019 06:05 PM

SULTANPUR LODHI:  The Shiromani Akali Dal  today got a shot in the arm as Former international sports star and AAP candidate in the last assembly elections Sajjan Singh Cheema joined the party.

SAD. President  Sukhbir Singh Badal welcomed the AAP leader Into the SAD fold. "This is yet another proof of which way Political and social winds in Punjab are blowing, " said  Badal.

Senior Akali leaders Bikram Singh Majithia , Bibi Jagjir Kaur and Bibi Upinderjit Kaur were also present.

Badal said that the remaining fragments of the AAP as well as Sukhpal Singh Khehra's PEP, the so called Taksalis etc stood fully exposed as the B, C and D teams if the Congress

Later addressing election gatherings in Moga to garner support for the party candidate from Faridkot Sardar Gulzar Singh Ranike , Badal said this election will see the expression of public outrage against Amarinder 's neglect of the development of the state and the welfare of its people.  This will also be a mandate on the betrayal by Captain Amarinder Singh on all the promises he had made under oath of the sacred charan of Dashmesh Pita Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji. "

He promised complete waiver of all loans of all farmers, job to at least  one member of every family, social welfare pension if Rs 2500, Shagun amount of Rs 51000 , unemployment allowance of Rs 2500 to jobless youth among other things. Today he has gone back on every promise," said  Badal. Striking a personal note ,  Badal said " I am straightforward "desi" type of a man and I like to share my dreams with the people. I promise big and I deliver big. You can see it in the works fine during the SAD BJP tenure. "

Jathedar Tota Singh and Jathedar Barjinder Singh "Makhan Brar" also addressed the gathering.

Jathedar Tota Singh said that development works in the state had come to a standstill since the Congress formed a govt in the state.

The SAD chief came down heavily against the Captain Amarinder Singh-led Congress government for closing down 800 schools, most rural seva kendras, all schools for meritorious poor students, free cycles for school girls, SC scholarships, Shagun and pensions and all other pro people schemes of SAD BJP govt.

The Akali chief said that when SAD BJP get the next opportunity to serve the people of Punjab, all Punjab villages will be given water supply, sewerage, street lights and concrete streets at par with urban areas.

 Badal said that the country needs a strong and decisive Prime Minister. “if the enemies of the country are not afraid of the Prime Minister of a country , then the country will come to grief today or tomorrow. Mr Modi showed Pakistan what to expect if they don't terrorist attacks against India," said  Badal.

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