Tribune Information Service

Panchkula, January 7

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday demanded the dismissal of the Charanjit Singh Channi authorities and imposition of President’s rule in Punjab.

Khattar and Haryana Speaker Gian Chand Gupta carried out a yagna on the Mansa Devi temple for the lengthy lifetime of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He alleged that the Congress dispensation was unable to make sure regulation and order within the state citing Wednesday Prime Minister “safety breach” as proof. 

Khattar together with State Residence Minister Anil Vij and State BJP chief OP Dhankar submitted a memorandum to Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya on the Raj Bhavan right here relating to the Ferozepur incident.

“We submitted a memorandum to the Governor requesting President to take strict motion in opposition to Punjab authorities,” Khattar later advised reporters.

“I’ve made an attraction to the President that Punjab authorities must be dismissed and President’s rule must be imposed beneath which forthcoming meeting polls within the state must be held.

“Within the upcoming polls, political leaders of varied events will marketing campaign and Prime Minister can even go to the state once more, and it seems that the incumbent regime in Punjab can be unable to make sure regulation and order,” he mentioned.

Earlier on Friday morning, Khattar, State Meeting Speaker and BJP MLA Gian Chand Gupta, former Union Minister R L Kataria, and different senior social gathering leaders carried out a ‘yagna’ and ‘Mahamrityunjay’ spiritual ritual at Mata Mansa Devi temple in Panchkula for “lengthy lifetime of Prime Minister Narendra Modi”.

The memorandum talked about how Prime Minister’s convoy was blocked for a number of minutes in Ferozepur by some “Congress goons” who had been holding protest there.

“We’re world’s largest democracy. The way in which obstacles had been created in Prime Minister’s programme within the state is completely unacceptable,” Khattar mentioned.

“Why association for an alternate route was not made? The state authorities gave clearance, however street was additionally blocked by protesters, to say that administration didn’t find out about that is onerous to imagine,” he mentioned, including the incident smacks of conspiracy.

Khattar mentioned he heard police additionally egged the protesters on .   

In what the MHA outlined as a “main safety lapse”, the prime minister’s convoy was stranded on a flyover because of a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur on Wednesday after which he returned from poll-bound Punjab with out attending any occasion or rally.

Khattar mentioned regulation and order accountability lies with state authorities and the Channi dispensation had completely failed on this.

“If Punjab authorities says there was no lapse, then why did they kind a probe committee?” he requested.

Khattar alleged that Punjab authorities knew that climate was inclement for the final couple of days and street route could have for use for Prime Minister’s journey.

He mentioned Channi regarded “uneasy” through the inauguration of tasks in Ferozepur which was completed by way of video convention and attended by each CMs.

Khattar mentioned even Congress leaders are in a “cath-22 scenario” whether or not to sentence the safety lapse or not.

“Nonetheless some Congress leaders have condemned the incident,” he mentioned.

He additionally termed Modi the most well-liked prime minister of the nation until date. He mentioned Modi took daring choices which his predecessors feared to the touch.

“Nobody was prepared to the touch Article 370 in J&Okay and he took an enormous determination to scrap it. The way in which for building of Ram Temple was cleared throughout his regime,” Khattar mentioned.

He additionally mentioned choices just like the Citizenship Modification Act had been taken within the nation’s curiosity. — With PTI

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