AAP in power will ignite terrorism in Punjab, says Amarinder

AAP in power will ignite terrorism in Punjab, says Amarinder
The AAP is a dangerous combination of the extreme left and extreme right ideologies and could once again plunge Punjab into the dark days of terrorism, Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder warned on Sunday. He said both the Badals and Arvind Kejriwal were out to sell Punjab’s interests to inimical forces.

Addressing a public rally in Barnala, Amarinder said Kejriwal had the same mindset which had led Punjab into terrorism, causing more than 35,000 people to lose their lives, in the 1980s. “Caught between the extreme left (Naxalite) and right (Khalistani) philosophies, the AAP has absolutely no policies or programmes for the development of Punjab, and its leader, Kejriwal, only wants to capture Punjab by making false promises,” he alleged.

Amarinder said, “If, God forbid, he succeeds in his ambitions, Punjab would once again end up in the grip of terrorist forces.” Referring to the Delhi chief minister’s NGO, which was funded by the Ford Foundation, Captain Amarinder said it had the backing of the CIA, the Khalistanis and a whole lot of other forces inimical to India.

No exit polls
Meanwhile, the Election Commission on Sunday banned exit polls between February 4 and March 8 in poll-bound states,  including for the Amritsar Lok Sabha bypoll. A spokesman of the commission said, “Exit polls cannot be conducted and publicised by means of print and electronic media or dissemination in any other manner starting from February 4.”

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