Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that the state government would honor all the players, who had brought laurels for the state by bagging medals in the ongoing Commonwealth games.Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of second day of Sangat Darshan in Lambi assembly segment here today, the Chief Minister said that the state government had already formulated a policy for honoring the players who bring medals in Olympics, Commonwealth and Asian Games. He said that in pursuance of this policy the state government would honor all these players who had proved their mettle by bagging medals in the commonwealth games. Replying to another query, the Chief Minister out rightly refuted the allegations leveled by the opposition regarding the law and order problem in the state. He said that the top most priority of the SAD-BJP alliance government was to maintain peace and amity in the state adding that ever since the alliance government had taken over the reins, Punjab has witnessed an era of peace, communal harmony and brotherhood. “The biggest achievement of my government is that despite of being a border state, Punjab is today considered as the most peaceful state in the country” added Mr. Badal.
Earlier addressing the public gatherings in Gurusar Jodhan, Dabwali Dhab, Burj Sidwan, Sham Kheda, Dhani Barki, Dhani Punan Singh, Kolianwali, Chaapianwali and Saraawan Bodlaan, the Chief Minister that the only aim of his life was to resolve the problems of people at their doorsteps and raise the standard of their life by providing them with the ultra modern civic amenities. He said that well being of the state and prosperity of its people has been an integral part of his governance from the very first day due to which the state government has initiated a number of pro-people welfare schemes. Mr. Badal said that due emphasis has been laid for constructing the pucca houses for all the residents of state.
Likewise, the Chief Minister said that the state government has embarked special schemes for providing potable drinking water supply and toilets in all the villages across the state. He further said that very soon all the villages of the state would get the facility of clean drinking water. Similarly, Mr. Badal also said that special scheme has also been launched to clean the ponds in every village of the state. The Chief Minister further said that the Sangat Darshan program has proved to be a boon for understanding the problem of every village in an apt manner, for its early resolution. Mr. Badal said that rather than sitting in office he has always preferred to go amongst the people to listen to their grievances and solve them on the spot. “I am a firm believer of the fact that people should not face any sort of harassment in getting their day-to-day administrative work done due to which the Sangat Darshans are held across the state” he added. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Chairman Punjab Agro Jathedar Dyal Singh Kolianwali, his Special Principal Secretaries Mr. KJS Cheema and Dr. SK Karunaraju and Deputy Commissioner Mr. Jaskiran Singh.