Isn’t it a disrespect to Dr BR Ambedkar, on whose name AAP befooled the people of Punjab to seek votes during assembly elections?
Chandigarh – Senior Congress Leader and Punjab’s Leader of Opposition, Partap Singh Bajwa on Thursday lashed out at the Bhagwant Mann-led Aam Aadmi Party Government in Punjab for a constant indifferent approach towards the genuine demands of the landless and farm labourers in the state.
Meanwhile getting fed up with the hollow promises of the AAP government, the landless and farm labourers (most of them belonged to the Dalit community) have announced to stage an intensified protest outside CM’s residence in Sangrur on November 30. Their major demands are including an amendment to the law to solve the problem of reserved lands from village Panchayat lands, ensuring 33 per cent representation for Dalits in village cooperative societies and cancellation of FIRs registered against protesting labourers.
Bajwa said that it is very inappropriate that the AAP government in Punjab grabbed the power on the pretext of providing the Dalit community and farm labourers their rights, yet when it comes to delivering they just back off. “Isn’t it a disrespect to Dr BR Ambedkar, on whose name AAP befooled the people of Punjab to seek votes during assembly elections as it has now failed to fulfil the genuine demands of the labourers”, Bajwa lamented?
LoP, who is also an MLA from Qadian expressed disappointment over the Dalit labourer’s allegations that their repeated meetings with government representatives have failed to yield any positive result for the Dalits of Punjab as the leaders and officers are not taking our demands seriously. “Similarly, the AAP government made several commitments with the farmers, however, the farmers ended up staging a series of agitations and fasting unto death due to the apathy of the AAP government”, Bajwa added.
Bajwa said that the AAP government in its eight months tenure has failed all sections of the society including labourers, farmers, contractual employees and teachers. Meanwhile left with no other choice, these people have taken to the streets.