Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha said that his party’s chief ministerial candidate in Punjab would be someone from the state who can be called the pride of the state. Assembly elections are going to be held in Punjab next year and AAP is preparing to win this electoral battle. The party has already said that if it forms the next government in the state, then 300 units of electricity will be given free of cost to the people.
Akali Dal has become irrelevant: Chadha
Chadha, AAP’s co-in-charge for Punjab, said in an interview that the people of the state want to give a chance to the Arvind Kejriwal-led party in the next elections as the Akali Dal has become irrelevant, while the Congress has the largest number of seats in the electoral history of Punjab. There has been an ‘incompetent government’. He said the chief ministerial candidate for Punjab would be decided by the party’s political affairs committee in the coming times.
Who will be the CM of Punjab – Chadha
On the possibility of AAP MP and party’s Punjab unit president Bhagwant Mann being elected, he said, “I can tell only three characteristics of AAP’s CM candidate. One is that he will be from the state of Punjab, he will be out of 28 crore population of Punjab and third he will be someone who can be called ‘Aan Baan Shaan’ of Punjab.’
Chief Minister will be from Sikh community- Chaddha
Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal had said in June that the party’s chief minister’s face for the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections would be from the Sikh community. Asked about Mann’s supporters expressing desire to make him the chief minister’s face, Chadha said, “All are supporters of Kejriwal and Kejriwal’s model of governance. I don’t want to comment on individuals, but vote is for broom (party’s symbol) and Kejriwal.
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Party sources said several AAP workers are holding meetings in Sangrur and Barnala districts and pressuring the party leadership to choose Mann as the chief ministerial candidate. Talking about the political situation in Punjab, Chadha claimed that the Akali Dal is gradually becoming “irrelevant” as people hold “extreme hatred” for Badal’s party and want it to be defeated.
Congress committed suicide – AAP leader
He said that as far as the Congress is concerned, it is on a mission of suicide and self-destruction and does not need an opposition. He said that he himself is his opponent and people are just waiting for AAP and elections to be held. On Amarinder Singh’s resignation as chief minister on Saturday, Chadha said the biggest loss in the Congress party’s “chair battle” has been the governance in Punjab.
People of Punjab are longing for change: Chadha
“People of Punjab are yearning for change. They think they have seen everyone and now you are their only hope. They want to try AAP, they want to vote for AAP and are relying on Kejriwal’s model of governance in Delhi for the last six years. Chadha said that when he asked the people of the state who would they vote for in the next election, he replied that they want to give a chance to AAP this time.
BJP is not in race in Punjab: Chadha
On the impact of farmers’ ongoing protests on the elections, Chadha alleged that all three parties – BJP, Congress and Akali Dal – “betrayed” Indian farmers and “stabbed them in the back”. Chadha said, “I don’t see farmers’ protest through the prism of politics and it would be unfair for anyone to do so but I can definitely say that BJP is not even in the race in Punjab because of the implementation of these three laws.” . People hate Akali Dal because it was the same people who brought this law, Harsimrat Kaur Badal proposed this law as a minister in the Union Cabinet and also hates Captain (Amarinder Singh) because he is the drafting committee of these laws. were part of.
Everyone will vote for you- Raghav
He said, “AAP and its leader Arvind Kejriwal stood with the farmers throughout the time and will stand firmly with them in future also and will work for the welfare and upliftment of the farming community.” Asked whether AAP would benefit from the Akali Dal’s vote bank, he claimed that not only the traditional voters of Congress and Akali Dal, everyone would vote for AAP.
Won 20 out of 117 assembly seats in 2017
“All these divisions and classifications are not going to work this time. Just like people of all caste, creed and religion vote for Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi elections. Similarly, they will vote for Kejriwal in Punjab. AAP emerged as the main opposition party in the state in 2017 winning 20 of the 117 assembly seats. The Congress had won 77 seats while the Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP alliance won 18 seats. Assembly elections in Punjab are to be held in 2022.