The NRIs from Canada who are campaigning in favour of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab today blasted PPCC president Capt Amarinder Singh for calling them outsiders and complaining to the Election Commission against them.Joban Randhawa ,Surinder Mavi and Jaskirat Mann founders of ‘Chalo Punjab’ in Canada accompanied by large number of NRIs condemned Capt Amarinder Singh for demanding to throw them out of Punjab and declared that they have constitutional right to campaign here. “We are not bothered what Amarinder says, even if we are jailed for supporting AAP”, they said.Joban Randhwa youth convener of AAP in Toronto said that more than 35000 NRIs would be campaigning in Punjab to liberate Punjab from the clutches of Congress and Badal family. He said that Capt Amarinder Singh was frustrated after NRIs refused to support Congress. Amarinder had visited USA and Canada to garner support of NRIs. He was not allowed to enter Toronto and Vancouver but didn’t get any response.
Joban Randhawa told Capt Amarinder that they own land and families in Punjab and he has no right to brand them outsiders. He said that NRIs were good as long as they funded Congress and SAD but pronounced terrorists if now supporting AAP. He said that second batch of NRIs from UK would be landing at Amritsar airport on January 24 and they would take out a ‘road show’ same day in Majitha from where Bikram Majithia is contesting.Surinder Mavi who is convener of AAP in Canada said that Capt Amarinder Singh was scared of NRIs and he made the complaint to Election Commission when not a single NRI came to his support. PPCC President had made a fake claim in the media that 400 NRIs were coming to join Congress campaign. If he can invite NRIs then what is the problem if NRIS are supporting AAP. He said that other parties were free to take support of NRIs . He said that neither Congress nor SAD leaders were welcomed by NRIs in USA and Canada.Mavi said that Capt Amarinder Singh and Badal family were together to defeat AAP but he asserted that AAP will break the record of Delhi and win over 100 seats.
He said that a strong wave in favour of AAP was prevailing and Capt Amarinder would not be able to stop it. He said that Capt Amarinder had filed nomination papers from Lambi to save Badal because AAP candidate Jarnail Singh is winning with huge margin.Jaskirat Mann said that a revolution was taking shape in Punjab against the corrupt and inept regime and all NRIs have come to join the revolution. She said that most of the NRIs coming to Punjab were professionals and labeling them terrorists was mischief and insult of NRIs. She demanded an apology from Capt Amarinder Singh for his undignified comments. She said that people of Punjab craved for a change due to corruption and mafia rule.She said that only concern of NRIs was to see people of Punjab enjoy the fruit of democracy and good governance. She said that Badal family had looted the state and Capt Amarinder Singh working as their saviour. She said that 2017 assembly election would be end of political career of Capt Amarinder Singh.