Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday slammed the BJP-led Centre for not together with the state’s tableau within the Republic Day parade, saying there can’t be something extra shameful than this.
He stated within the nation’s freedom wrestle, Punjab and Punjabis made 90 per cent contribution — be it Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Udham Singh, Lala Lajpat Rai, Kartar Singh Sarabha, Madan Lal Dhingra and 1000’s of unknown martyrs who made supreme sacrifices to offer the nation its independence.
“Punjab’s tableau for Republic Day not included this time. There can’t be something extra shameful than this. The BJP authorities has proven its mindset,” Chief Minister Mann stated in a video message.
He stated the complete world desires to see Punjab’s wealthy tradition and contribution of Punjabis in the direction of the nation’s freedom wrestle.
On Punjab’s tableau not being a part of the Republic Day parade, Bhagwant Mann stated, “We strongly condemn this. Punjab can’t be neglected at such occasions”.
It’s painful, he stated, including that his occasion and authorities strongly condemns it.
“I need to inform BJP leaders from Punjab, together with Capt Amarinder Singh and others, will they elevate the difficulty why Punjab has been ignored in Republic Day parade. Most likely, they don’t have that a lot guts,” stated Chief Minister Mann.
A number of days again, Punjab’s ruling Aam Aadmi Social gathering and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had focused the BJP-led central authorities for “rejecting” the state’s tableau for the Republic Day parade.
Punjab’s Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema had stated Punjab’s tableau at all times finds a spot in occasions like Republic Day parade, by which the state presents its wealthy historical past and tradition and the event it has made through the years.
He had stated this time Punjab, by its tableau, was to current the historical past associated to sacrifices made by Punjabis within the nation’s freedom wrestle.
“However the Centre intentionally stopped (the state) from presenting this (at R-Day parade),” he stated when requested about Punjab’s tableau not discovering a spot within the parade this 12 months.
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal had additionally focused the Centre over the matter.
(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by String Reveals workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)
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