Once India’s richest state Punjab is now on the brink of bankruptcy.
Ammarah Khalid explains the problem of corruption, bankruptcy and “Badal tax” in Punjab and how it’s going to be one of the dominating themes of election campaign in the ongoing assembly polls.
Punjab goes to polls on 4 February. In addition to this problem of bankruptcy, corruption and farmer suicide, Punjab is also battling the menace of drug abuse.
Ruling Akali-BJP combine find themselves in the spot of bother because of their failure to curb the problems and instead have promoted them even further.