Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu continued his marketing campaign in opposition to the Charanjit Singh Channi authorities at this time, declaring that he would go on a starvation strike if the federal government would not make the reviews on medication menace and the sacrilege incident public.
The reviews by state businesses on the medication situation have been submitted within the Excessive Court docket and Mr Sidhu needs the federal government to share the findings with the individuals.
“The social gathering got here to energy promising eradication of medication,” Mr Sidhu stated at this time.
“But when the federal government doesn’t open the drug reviews, I’ll go on a starvation strike. We have to present why the earlier Chief Minister (Captain Amarinder Singh) sat on these reviews. Now this authorities must open these reviews. The courtroom has not barred the state authorities from opening the reviews,” he informed reporters.
The elimination of Amarinder Singh after a year-long festering feud has not introduced a lot peace in Punjab Congress. With Mr Sidhu’s aspiration for the highest submit crashing once more with the number of Mr Channi, the cricketer-turned politician has not eased the stress on the state authorities.
Days after Mr Channi’s oath, he made his displeasure felt with the Chief Minister’s picks for cupboard, state police chief and the Advocate Basic. The matter was sorted after a lot backwards and forwards, however the truce between the 2 has been uncomfortable.
Final month Mr Sidhu wrote to Sonia Gandhi, itemizing a 13-point agenda on “precedence areas” and guarantees made earlier than 2017 polls he stated “the state authorities should ship upon”.
His options ranged from arrest in medication circumstances, creation of agricultural infrastructure and legal guidelines to regulate “cable mafia”.