CM Mann dares opposition leaders for open debate on Punjab issues


Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Sunday challenged the entire opposition comprising BJP Chief Sunil Jakhar, Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, Congress leaders Partap Singh Bajwa and Amarinder Singh Raja Warring for upon debate on issues pertaining to state on November 1.

In a statement, the Chief Minister said that the hands and souls of these leaders are drenched with blood of state as they have betrayed Punjab and its people. He said that people of the state can never forgive these leaders for their sins against Punjab. Bhagwant Singh Mann asked these leaders to prepare well for the proposed debate on Punjab Day where he will expose them badly for their misdeeds.

The Chief Minister said that the debate will be centred around who and how Punjab has been looted till now, nepotism (bhai-bhatija, saala-jeeja), favouritism, toll plazas, youth, agriculture, trade-shopkeepers, Gurbani, river waters and others. He said that these leaders have deceived Punjab on all these issues for which they are answerable to the people of state. Bhagwant Singh Mann dared these leaders to participate in this open debate before Punjabis and media.

The Chief Minister said that these leaders have ample of time to prepare for this debate adding that they can make as many notes as they want defend themselves. However, Bhagwant Singh Mann said that as he will speak only the truth so he needs no paper for help and he will participate in debate without any paper. He asked the leaders to do as much cramming as they want because ultimately he will uncover all their misdeeds during debate on November 1.