February 7, 2023
NDTV News


This will probably be his second go to to the state in practically three months.

New Delhi:

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will journey to Punjab tomorrow because the nine-year-old outfit tries to increase its footprint within the state forward of subsequent yr’s meeting elections. The go to will happen days after his go to to Gujarat, one other state the place polls will probably be held subsequent yr.

“Punjab wants change. The only hope is the Aam Aadmi Party. See you tomorrow at Amritsar,” Mr Kejriwal,  who can be Delhi Chief Minister, tweeted in Punjabi.

During the go to, Mr Kejriwal is more likely to induct former IPS officer Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh who was a part of Special Investigation Team (SIT) that performed probe in police firing incident in Kotkapura in 2015.

The report was nevertheless quashed by the Punjab and Haryana excessive courtroom after which the Mr Singh took voluntary retirement.

This will probably be his second go to to the state in practically three months.

During his final go to in March, Mr Kejriwal hit out on the Amarinder Singh-led Punjab authorities, accusing it of not preserving its ballot guarantees and deceiving folks.

“Captain Sahib had said smartphones will be given. Who got smartphones just raise your hands? Captain Sahib had said farmers’ loan will be waived. Whose loan has been waived just raise your hands,” he had stated whereas addressing a Kisan Maha Sammelan organised by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Moga.

In the final polls held in 2017, AAP was capable of safe 20 out of 117 meeting seats.

The elections are almost definitely to be held within the state in February or March 2022.

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