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Voting for AAP a mistake, would mean promoting Akali goons: Navjot Kaur Sidhu

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Asserting that the is the only party which can give a stable government, Navjot Kaur Sidhu, who joined the Indian on Monday, said that voting for the would be a mistake and would mean promoting the Akali goons.

"Akali has led to many governance issues in Punjab, while the has only become a puppet with no voice in the state," said Sidhu.

Targeting for their lack of leadership in Punjab, Sidhu said that she promoted in pursuit of an ideal platform where intellectual and honest people would come together for the betterment of However, it turned out to be the East India Company which wanted to govern sitting in Delhi.

"Where is the leadership in Punjab? Who is their CM candidate? Everything is decided in Delhi, including the decision on ticket allocations. In fact, they have been selling tickets. Who will save Punjab in such a situation? New faces, possibly commoners who have no knowledge about the constitution, have been chosen. Is it so simple to run a that inexperienced and corrupt people will be elected?" questioned Sidhu.

The former BJP MLA from Amritsar (East) constituency further alleged that AAP has been making false promises and has been fooling the people of Punjab even before the elections.

"They will curb the drug menace in Punjab within 25 days while their has failed to curb the drug menace in the capital," Sidhu concluded.

Navjot Kaur Sidhu resigned from the BJP in October, less than a month after her husband, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu quit the BJP calling it a dictatorship.

Sidhu recently launched a new political party, Awaz-e-Punjab, wherein he asked the like-minded people who want to work for Punjab's interest to come together to defeat the forces which have ruined the state.

Elections to the Punjab assembly are likely to be held early next year.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 08:22 IST