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Time to act, not just talk, AAP to Sidhu on his allegations

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Commenting on minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's allegation that the Badal family had siphoned funds sent by the Centre, the said today that it was time for him to act rather than talk.

In a press statement, AAP's Leader of Opposition in the Assembly H S Phoolka demanded that the state must set up a "commission to look into the cases related to corruption of Akalis".

He said even after two months of Captain led coming to power, no inquiry had been initiated against the Badals.

Attacking the Badal family, Phoolka alleged that it had largely "benefited during the previous at the cost of general public".

The must fulfill its promise of put behind bars, people responsible for corrupt practices in the past, he said.

Earlier Sidhu had accused that former Chief Minister and former Deputy Chief Minister of siphoning off central funds.

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had hit back at Sidhu asking him to refrain from playing "petty politics" by "misleading" the people.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 22:28 IST