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Pb voters will teach Congress a 'lesson' in LS polls: Sukhbir

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

(SAD) Wednesday claimed that voters in were keen to "teach" a "lesson" in the upcoming for "betraying" every section of the society.

Speaking here following the working committee meeting of the party, said that he had visited 85 assembly segments of the state last month and found that people had made up their mind to "teach a lesson" to the

"The Lok Sabha elections will witness the sweeping the state and will pave the way for the assembly election victory in 2022," said, adding that the Akali Dal would observe March 16 as 'Vishvasghat divas' (betrayal day).

The working committee also discussed the party's strategy and poll campaign as well as authorised Badal to nominate candidates for the Lok Sabha polls.

The chief hailed for forming a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for reexamining the anti-Sikh riot cases.

He also thanked Modi for taking "special interest" to establish the Kartarpur Corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims.

spoke on the alleged politicisation of the probe into the Kotkapura and Behbal kalan police firing incidents by the government.

He accused SIT member of Police Kunwar of acting at the behest of Congress leaders against their political opponents.

The SAD's working committee also condemned the Pulwama terror terrorist attack and appreciated the "decisiveness" shown by Modi in ordering an air strike on the terrorist camp in Balakot in

The resolution which was passed by the committee, hailed the PM for successfully isolating internationally.

The committee also condemned Congress politicians including Kapil Sibal, Randeep Surjewala, Shashi Tharoor, Navjot Sidhu and rebel leader for allegedly questioning the armed forces.

Another resolution was passed by the committee, thanking Modi for giving "unprecedented priority" to the celebrations of the 550thbirth by deciding to give the status of Heritage City to Sultanpur Lodhi, besides recreating "Pind Baba Nanak Da" and holding international seminars.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 20:05 IST