Sunil Jakhar hits out at parties over freebies

Sunil Jakhar hits out at parties over freebies

Sunil Jakhar. File photo

Chandigarh, January 3

Sunil Jakhar, chairman of the AICC-appointed campaign committee on the Punjab elections, hit out at other political parties and PPCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu over funding of poll promises through increasing revenue from liquor sale and other means.

In a statement, the former PPCC chief said, “Increasing the collections from excise seems to be the basis for the promises being doled out by all parties. Even if it were not as absurd as it sounds, any economic model which is to be primarily fuelled by sale of liquor is not what Punjab deserves. If ‘chitta’ has been the bane, then liquor is no elixir to be propagated! Please don’t lead the youth astray. Hard work, blood, toil, tears and sweat has always been the Punjabi way to progress and prosperity.” — TNS 

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