Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders are totally oblivious of the issues confronting farmers of Punjab and its stand on Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) has exposed its “farcical sympathetic” attitude towards Punjab and its farming community, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said here today.
He said AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, who boasts of his concern towards state’s farmers, has “no knowledge” of the issues Punjab is facing today and does not even know the “difference” between the Rabi and Kharif season crops.
He said Kejriwal is “totally ignorant” regarding the knowhow of farming sector, like sowing season of wheat and paddy, and wondered how can he frame the beneficial plans for the farmers.
Calling the affidavit filed by the AAP government in the Supreme Court regarding river waters as “anti-Punjab” and contrary to the interest of farmers in nature, Sukhbir said it has completely exposed AAP before the people of Punjab.
“Living in Delhi, Kejriwal doesn’t know a thing about farming community of Punjab and its problems,” he said.
Sukhbir claimed that the welfare schemes started by the SAD-BJP combine government for the benefit of the farmers are matchless.
“People of Punjab surely know as to who is their real benefactor and who is playing dirty politics over farmers’ issues”, he added.
Meanwhile, at a separate function at Jalalabad, Sukhbir labeled Kejriwal as “one with a confrontationist attitude.”
“Kejriwal is a habitual liar who cannot be trusted as he hasn’t lived up to the promises he made to the people of Delhi before the elections,” he said.
Downplaying the release of farmers manifesto by AAP, he said that the outsiders assembled by AAP are “totally ignorant” of the cultural ethos and values of Punjab.