Punjab 2017

The jet-setting campaigners

Around 180 Punjabis living in Canada reached the State on Thursday to boost the Aam Aadmi Party’s campaign for the Assembly elections. Surinder Mavi, convener of the ‘Chalo Punjab’ campaign in Toronto, led the batch of NRIs. He said they would ensure the defeat of the SAD-BJP alliance and the Congress. The Congress, he said, was not an alternative but a substitute for the corrupt regime of the Badal family. “The AAP is the only and last hope for the people of Punjab,” he said. “We understand that the people want a responsive and corruption-free government. We have seen in Canada how a good government can change the lives of the people. At present, there is no democracy in Punjab.

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