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punjab: AAP nominations for Rajya Sabha polls a ‘betrayal’ of Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu

punjab: AAP nominations for Rajya Sabha polls a ‘betrayal’ of Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu

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Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday took on AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal over his social gathering’s 5 nominees for the Rajya Sabha polls, saying aside from former cricketer Harbhajan Singh, the remainder of the nominations are a “betrayal of Punjab“. The Aam Aadmi Party nominated former cricketer Harbhajan Singh, Beautiful Skilled College founder Ashok Mittal, AAP MLA Raghav Chadha, IIT Delhi college Sandeep Pathak and industrialist Sanjeev Arora for the March 31 Rajya Sabha polls.

All of the 5 social gathering nominees had filed their nomination papers on the Punjab Vidhan Sabha advanced right here on Monday.

“New batteries for the Delhi distant management , it is blinking ….. Harbhajan is an exception, the remainder are batteries and betrayal of Punjab ! @ArvindKejriwal,” mentioned Sidhu in a tweet.

The time period of 5 Rajya Sabha members from Punjab — Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa (Shiromani Akali Dal), Partap Singh Bajwa (Congress), Shwait Malik (BJP), Naresh Gujral (SAD) and Shamsher Singh Dullo (Congress) — will expire on April 9.

The Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal had slammed the AAP over the nominations for the Upper House on Monday.

Congress MLA Sukhpal Khaira had mentioned the 5 nominations introduced by AAP weren’t solely disappointing however have a transparent stamp of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Khaira had mentioned he was below the impression that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann would guarantee some distinguished personalities from Punjab in Rajya Sabha in order that they may successfully take up the assorted points pertaining to Punjab.

Nevertheless, it appeared that by nominating Raghav Chadha, Sandeep Pathak, Ashok Mittal, Sanjiv Arora and Harbhajan Singh, the newly elected chief minister of Punjab “fully surrendered” the pursuits of Punjab, Khaira had mentioned.

The SAD had mentioned the AAP had struck the primary blow in opposition to Punjab and Punjabiat by nominating “rank outsiders” to the Rajya Sabha and within the course of “betrayed” the folks of the state who had taken them to their phrase of bringing in sweeping constructive change and given them an enormous mandate.

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