Punjab Revenue and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh today squarely blamed Congress Party for intentionally meting out discrimination with Punjab for decades during its long rule after independence and said that the days of Congress Party were over not only in Punjab but in the country too.Holding Congress party responsible for adopting non-serious attitude towards the issues of Punjab and Punjabis, Mr. Majithia said that Congress kept Punjab intentionally in the loop of discrimination. He said that Congress party was facing an extreme infighting, which has become public with the recent statements of Deputy Leader of Congress Party in Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh.
He said the resentment shown by Captain has clear evidence that neither has Congress been serious to the issues of Punjab and Punjabis nor its leadership in Punjab. Mr. Majithia said that this party with a long rule in the country has fallen flat having a bleak political future.Majithia was interacting with the media persons after taking part in congregation regarding birth anniversary of Baba Sri Chand at Sarhala Santa Da village in Majitha constituency. Mr. Majithia said that fragmented congress groups were deliberately creating chaos to remain in the headlines. He said that they were just raising the issues to get the headlines just to come in the notice of 10 Janpath.
In a query Mr. Majithia said that the there were three groups led by Rahul Gandhi, Partap Singh Bajwa and Captain Amarinder Singh and the leadership was also in ambiguity to choose which one. He asserted that SAD-BJP alliance was ceaseless, which will come to power again in 2017 elections since no party could stand before the unprecedented development witnessed by Punjab under the rule of alliance.Answering query regarding paddy procurement, Mr. Majithia said that the state has made adequate and elaborated arrangements for this purpose and the procurement will be done in smoot and hassle-free manner. He also urged the Union Government to make Jai Kisan slogan a reality by implementing the recommendations of Swaminathan Commission. Prominent amongst those present on the occasion included OSD Mr. Shivcharan Singh Shivi and Prof. Sarchand Singh, Media Advisor to Minister.