Kejriwal to start 3-day Punjab visit tomorrow


With Assembly polls in Punjab due next year, AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will begin his three-day visit to the state tomorrow during which he will launch the party’s youth manifesto and meet representatives of different sections of the society.

“Arvind Kejriwal will first visit Amritsar tomorrow as part of his three-day visit to Punjab,” an AAP leader said here today.

After paying obeisance at Golden Temple and Durgiana temple, he will launch the party’s youth manifesto in the evening, he said.

It will be the party’s first manifesto. AAP will also launch manifestos on issues pertaining to farmers, Dalits, women and other sections of the society.

Party’s youth manifesto, which has been prepared after holding dialogues with youth, teachers and other sections of the society, will focus on major issues like education, employment, drug rehabilitation.

On his second day of visit, Kejriwal will go to Gurdaspur, Jalandhar and Malerkotla where he is expected to meet different sections of the society including industry representatives, the leader said.

On his last day of his visit, he will be going to Ludhiana and Khanna where he will meet traders and industry people and listen to their concerns and issues, he said.

After Delhi, AAP is eying to win high-stakes 2017 assembly polls in with party leaders exuding confidence that it would repeat the “history of Delhi’s victory” in Punjab.