The Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal today said that the Punjab Government was preparing a comprehensive plan with the assistance of technical and irrigation professionals to permanently eliminate the deadly water logging problem in the Malwa region which was affecting the farmers badly on economic front. Today addressing the people at Dhippanwali village during sangat darshan the Deputy Chief Minister said that Chief Minister of Punjab S. Parkash Singh Badal has already submitted a detailed report to the Planning Commission of India, seeking the package of Rs 3327 crore for providing relief to the peasantry of the state suffering from water logging . Mr Badal has also urged the Union Government to sanction the demanded relief package as early as possible. On being asked about the preparations of Lok Sabha polls, Mr Badal said that SAD-BJP Combine was fully geared up for polls and congress would be wiped out from the political scene of Punjab after these polls .
Describing the assembly polls in Madya Paradesh, Delhi, Rajastahan and Chattisgarh as a semifinal to the Lok Sabha polls, the Deputy Chief Minister said that voters of the country were eagerly waiting to taught a lesson to the congress led most corrupt, inefficient UPA government and the results of these polls would set the stage for the formation of NDA Government. Answering a question regarding the Delhi assembly polls, Mr Badal said that the seat sharing was finalized with the BJP, according to which SAD would fight 4 seats Harinagar, Rajouri Garden , Shardra and Kalkaji. He also said that SAD would win all four seats as after thumping win in Delhi Gurdwara management polls, the tempo was set for the victory of SAD-BJP combine in assembly polls.Mr Badal said that the Punjab Government was committed to make villages of Punjab at par with cities in the field of infrastructure and citizen services, Mr Badal said that Rs 10000 crore has already been sanctioned by the Punjab Government to provide 100 percent sewerage and drinking water facilities in all 12278 villages across the state. He said in the initial stage in Fazilka district 20 villages has been selected for provision of sewerage and drinking water facilities at a cost of Rs 30 crore, which would be extended to 50 villages next year.
The Deputy Chief Minister has also holds sangat Darshans at 5 Villages of Jalalabad Constituency namely Paka, Dhippanwali, Buraj Hanumangarh, Isalamewala, Tahliwala Bodlan and Ghattianwali Jattan, where grants of Rs 2.85 crore was distributed to 41 Gram Panchayats for various development works in their respective villages. Taking a dig at the Punjab Congress for deliberately opposing the Sangat Darshans, the Deputy Chief Minister said that it was the best way to know the pulse of the common man by knowing their problems and solving them on the spot. The prominent amongst present on the occasion included MP Sher Singh Ghubaya, MLA Gurtej Singh Ghuriyana, Ex MLA Parkash Singh Bhatti, District Planning Board Chairman Prem Valechya, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Basant Garg.