The Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that Congress government is duty bound to punish every person who has done any sin against the state and its people.Addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone of Ravidass Auditorium, East end club, Special park Static compactor, Commercial and exhibition centre and others, the Chief Minister said that those involved in sand mafia, sacrilege, irrigation scam or post matric scholarship scheme will face severest of severe action. He said that the perpetrators of this heinous crime will be punished as per the law or land. CM Channi also said that the state government is committed for ensuring that sinners get appropriate punishment.The Chief Minister said that any person, however affluent he may be, will be made accountable for these sins. He said that even the political persons involved in these crimes against humanity will not be spared at any cost. CM Channi said that Punjab government is duty bound to put these culprits of state behind the bars.Lambasting the AAP supremo Mr Arvind Kejriwal for hypocrisy, the Chief Minister urged the people to remain cautious from his nefarious plans to grab power. He said that Kejriwal’s promises are bundle of lies which varies from state to state.
Citing example, CM Channi said that in Punjab he is promising allowance worth Rs 1000 to women every month but in Goa the same allowance promised by him is Rs 5000.The Chief Minister said that as a fact of matter it is dubious character of Kejriwal and company and people must be cautious of this. He said that contrary to this the state government is making strenuous efforts for the well being of every strata of society. CM Channi said that no stone is being left unturned for well being of common man.The Chief Minister said that he was fortunate that Congress leadership has bestowed him this service to serve the state. He said that I am working to resolve the issues that are faced by every common man of the state. Listing the several pro-people initiatives taken by his government, he said that Power bill arrears worth Rs. 1500 crore have been waived, Power rates for domestic consumers have been reduced by Rs. 3 per unit, Bills to the tune of Rs. 1200 crore have been waived off in respect of motors in rural areas, water charges brought down to Rs. 50, Rates for sand have been reduced along with others. CM Channi said that not only this but several other path breaking decisions will be taken in coming days too.Earlier MLA Mr Sanjay Talwar welcomed the Chief Minister on the occasion.Prominent amongst others present on the occasion included Deputy Chief Minister Mr Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Cabinet Minister Mr Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Chairman Punjab Warehousing Corporation and MLA Mr Kuldeep Singh Vaid, MLA Mr Surinder Dawar, Mayor Mr Balkar Singh and others.