Shiromani Akali Dal President and Deputy Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal today said that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is a ‘Candy Kid’ who sees toffees, candies and chocolates in everything. Mr. Badal was commenting on the Rahul Gandhi’s statement of describing Gujrat Model as Toffee model.Replying to media queries while campaigning for Mr. Kulwant Singh SAD-BJP candidate from Fatehgarh Sahib constituency, Mr. Badal said that Rahul Gandhi was still behaving like a child dreaming of sweets and toffees whereas Congress has did its best to present him as a youth icon for ten crore youths of the country, who have crossed the age of eighteen years and were casting their votes for the first time.
Describing Gujrat Model as a role economic model for every developing country of the world, Mr. Badal quipped that only an inexperienced leader of a party which has become synonymous with inflation and massive corruption could use such childish comments for development model of Gujarat.
Addressing the massive gatherings at Raikot and Amargarh, Mr. Badal said that Congress has nothing to claim on the development front and this was the reason its leadership was trying to pert the development agenda with negative politics. “Congress known for its three characteristics inflation, massive corruption and inefficiency, has put the country into the vicious circle of poverty, thus, it needs to be thrown out of this country in these Lok Sabha polls,” he added.
Describing NDA government as the only option to put Punjab and the nation on the path of rapid development, Badal appealed the voters to vote for NDA to affirm that this Government has to go democratically. He said that the common man suffered a lot by voting UPA into power for consecutive two terms. “The decade long rule of UPA was very troublesome for common people. This government, which has downgraded the country, has to go. Let us work for a progressive NDA government”, he added.Lauding the achievements of Mr. Kulwant Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal president said that Mr. Kulwant Singh achieved heights through his dedication and honest style of working. He said that Shiromani Akali Dal chosen Mr. Kulwant Singh keeping in view his honesty, commitment and approach to all the sections of society. He expressed hope that SAD-BJP alliance would register victory at Fatehgarh Sahib Constituency with a margin of more than 20000 votes from all 9 vidhan sabha constituencies.
Adresssing the rally at Amargarh, Sukdev Singh Dhindsa said that NDA government during its rule kept the level of inflation under control besides boosting the economic growth. He said that it was also matter of record that only SAD-BJP governments brought pro people policies, whereas, Congress used its powers to loot the national resources. Mr. Sukdev singh Libra, former Congress MP from Fatehgarh Sahib also addressed all the rallies in favour of SAD-BJP candidate. He said that he had joined Congress only to save the government of a Sikh Prime Minister but later he witnesses that Dr. Manmohan Singh were being used as ruber stamp by congress leadership. He said that Congress has a very strong anti sikh and anti Punjab lobby that did not allowed Dr. Singh to take any decision in favour of Punjab. “This was the reason of my homecoming to Shiromani Akali Dal. Latest disclosures put stamp on my words and now it is time for all of us to completely reject this party to ensure development of Punjab.On these occasions, Mr. Kulwant Singh thanked the party leadership for giving him a chance to go to the people he wanted to work for and promised that once elected as MP he would turn every stone for the overall development of the area. He also thanked the people attending the rallies for making these rallies a grand success.