Punjab

BJP MLA Som Parkash launches offensive against Congress govt, Sampla faction stays away

August 11, 2017 06:27 PM

Punjab News Express/Sameer
PHAGWARA: The faction of BJP aligned to state president Vijay Sampla in Phagwara is working at cross purposes with the rival faction headed by MLA Som Parkash on the issue of launching protest against police excesses by the Congress government led by Capt Amarinder Singh.

While Som Parkash has joined hands with SAD to launch offensive against Congress government atrocities, the Sampla faction seems backing Congress government on the issue. Som Parkash has started agaitation in his assembly constituency of Phagwara alongwith SAD leaders.

Som Parkash and Akali Leaders Jarnail Singh Wahid Advocate and Sarwan singh Kular today addressed a press conference in the presence of several Akali and BJP Leaders besides Panches and Sarpanches of different villages and criticised the vindictive politics of Congress government. They alleged BJP workers were being involved in false cases.

Som Parkash while warning the police officials to mend their behaviour according to rules or be ready to face the music of large scale agitation cum dharnas. Som Parkash alleged that defeated Congress candidate Joginder Singh Mann was pressuring the police to implicate SAD-BJP activists in false cases.

Som Parkash openly claimed that Maan has no constitutional right to disburse grants or Ration or formal inaugurations of the official projects and even interfering in almost all departments including Municipal Corporation Phagwara.

MLA and SAD Leaders said they will apprise Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and even Director General of Police Punjab Suresh Arora to issue instructions to the concerned to follow rules and constitution.

Giving examples, They disclosed and alleged that Panchayat Member of Village Darvesh Jaswinder Kaur was being threatened by congressmen either join in congress or be ready to face police case and when she refused to join congress then she was falsely implicated in a case. They told though She was allegedly attacked by Congress Supporters who thrash her from hair too but on the contrary the police booked the victim and her sons.

Quoting another incident of registration of a FIR in Rawalpindi against office bearers of a “Dhan Dhan Baba Hukam Singh Welfare Charitable Society”, BJP MLA alleged that cops themselves have given clin chit to the working of the society in registered FIR but cops have written in FIR that they were being forced by high officers to register FIR against Society members. They disclosed that Congress Leaders led by defeated joginder Singh Maan had to returned back when dozens of families in Village Sikri of Phagwara Sub Division refused to take Wheat under a govt scheme from the house of a congress leader. MLA Parkash even disclosed that CM himself admitted and described a SIT constituted by Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu unconstitutionally to investigate the irregularities in Municipal Corporation Phagwara by giving Ownership rights to the tenants occupying the MC shops for the last several years. Parkash alleged that undue interfering of congressmen and pressurising MC Commissioner will be harmful for the corporation town. They gave ultimatum of fifteen days to the police and congressmen otherwise face large scale agitation in Phagwara.

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