Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has refused permission for Arvind Kejriwal’s press convention that was to be held tomorrow, the Aam Aadmi Party has mentioned. The press convention is scheduled to be held at Chandigarh’s Punjab Bhawan at 1 pm.
“I will do press conference no matter how much the captain insists,” AAP’s Punjab unit chief Raghav Chadha has declared.
“@capt_amarinder’s fear of Kejriwal has reached a point where his office has denied us permission to hold press conference at the pre-decided venue. Nevertheless, @ArvindKejriwal will make a mega announcement tomo in Chandigarh which will send 440volt current to Capt & his party,” his tweet learn.
The two events have been at loggerheads, with AAP’s efforts to develop its footprint in Punjab forward of subsequent 12 months’s meeting elections.
In the election held in 2017, the celebration, led by Bhagwant Mann within the state, had received solely 20 meeting seats, capturing the function of the state’s important opposition. The then ruling Akali Dal-BJP alliance might win solely 15 seats.
The Congress, which was led by the Chief Minister, received 77 of the state’s 117 meeting seats.
As the election will get nearer, the rivalry between the 2 events has sharpened during the last months. Mr Singh and Me Kejriwal have been locked in a bitter feud over the continued farmers’ protest, which has been the dominating political difficulty within the state.
The Punjab Chief Minister has known as his Delhi counterpart a “slimy fellow who was in the habit of lying” and accused him of not figuring out the distinction between “wheat and paddy”. He had additionally known as Mr Kejriwal’s visits to the state “cheap theatrics”.
Mr Kejriwal mentioned Mr Singh was indignant with him as a result of the Delhi authorities didn’t enable stadiums to be was open-air jails for hundreds of protesting farmers as requested by the Delhi Police.
Accusing Mr Kejriwal of failing to face with the farmers, Mr Singh has questioned why AAP has notified one of many farm legal guidelines in Delhi.
Mr Kejriwal hit again, declaring that the farm legal guidelines have been the Mr Singh’s “gift to the nation”.
“U were part of the committee which drafted these Bills. These Bills are YOUR “present” to the nation. Captain sahib, why do BJP leaders never accuse u of double standards the way they accuse all other leaders?” he tweeted.
At a farmers’meting earlier this 12 months, Mr Kejriwal accused Mr Singh of reneging on his guarantees to waive loans and provide smartphones to the folks. “I want to ask you — if somebody deceives you, then what do you do? Usse badla lete hain (Revenge is taken against them). Captain Sahib has deceived you. Will revenge be taken after one year or not?” he had questioned, apparently refering to subsequent 12 months’s meeting polls.