Arvind Kejriwal concludes Ludhiana stay


Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday met several groups of workers and industrialists even as he claimed he would bring back all industrial units that had left Punjab if his party came to power.

This evening he left for Patiala where he will interact with doctors and teachers after concluding his three-day stay at Jhande village near Ludhiana.

Kejriwal will release party’s farmers’ manifesto at Baghapurana in Moga.

At Ludhiana, he Metseveral groups of workers and volunteers and asked them to work for the victory of the party in the 2017 assembly polls.

However, some of the workers were upset after they were told to deposit their mobile phones, pens at the gate of the venue of the meeting.

A group of Ludhiana workers claimed they were not allowed to meet Kejriwal. They said they wanted to present a memorandum to the Delhi CM in which they had demanded that 25 out of 32 candidates announced so far had “shady” image and they should be changed.

Earlier, Kejriwal interacted with a group of Ludhiana industrialists and assured them of all help in case his party was voted to power.

During the meeting, he talked about his government’s achievements in Delhi and claimed that he would bring back all those industrial units that had migrated to other states.

Meanwhile, Sucha Singh Chotepur who was recently removed as Punjab convener of AAP alleged that Kejriwal had “miserably failed” in his damage control exercise for which he had specially come to Punjab.

Chotepur said Kejriwal was a man of no vision and depth.

(With PTI inputs)


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