Navjot Singh Sidhu dubs Arvind Kejriwal as 'migratory bird', accuses of making fake promises

Sidhu claimed Kejriwal had no roadmap for Punjab and he wanted to run the state with remote control from Delhi

Press Trust of India January 17, 2022 22:34:55 IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu dubs Arvind Kejriwal as 'migratory bird', accuses of making fake promises

File photo of Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. PTI

Amritsar: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday dubbed AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal as a migratory bird, visiting various states to allure people with fake promises, only to return to the national capital eventually.

In a news conference at his residence, Sidhu also slammed the Delhi chief minister for making false promises with the people of Punjab.

He claimed Kejriwal had no roadmap for Punjab and he wanted to run the state with remote control from Delhi.

How can he (Kejriwal) think better for Punjab when there is not even a single Punjabi in his Cabinet, he asked.

To a question on AAP's 'Janta Chunegi Apna CM' drive, the former cricketer termed it a drama.

It is a drama to befool Bhagwant Mann. I have deep respect for my old friend Mann who calls me guru. Kejriwal in Delhi did not seek such public's advice and wasted no time to sit on the chair of the chief minister, he said.

Replying to a question on some leaders turning rebels after the announcement of the first list of candidates, Sidhu said he urged them to support the party and added if the need arises, he will meet to pacify them.

Sidhu said if his party returns to power after the elections, it will work to generate more employment in the state.

He also spoke about his Punjab Model, highlighting a roadmap for generating more revenue for the state from liquor and sand mining.

He added that according to the Punjab model, there was a plan to introduce Punjab e-governance with a single-window service.

With this e-portal, any kind of government service like obtaining a driving license, either death or birth certificate would become hassle-free, he claimed.

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