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Work for people or lose power in 2022: Mukesh Agnihotri to BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

of Opposition Agnihotri today warned the ruling to work for the development of or else risk losing the power to in the next assembly polls in 2022.

"Do not to dream of staying in the ruling benches for the next 15-20 years. It is a political game and governments can change within no time," Agnihotri said, in his reply to the Governor's address, in the

"Work in positive way, otherwise, we will snatch the power from you in 2022," he said.

Agnihotri said the could choose to either work for the public or take revenge from their opponents.

"There are two ways in which you can rule. One is of welfare, help, and development of the public and second is of charge-sheets, exploitation and revenge. The bureaucracy shall guide you to the way number two whereas we suggest you to follow the way number one," he said.

Agnihotri said the Congress' loss in the recently- concluded assembly polls was a "political change".

"It was not because we did not work," he said, adding that the would work as a responsible opposition and give constructive support to the ruling government.

The of opposition said that Thakur should try and get a package from the Centre to bail out of the financial crisis the state finds itself in.

"And if Thakur succeeds in getting it, he will be remembered for years," Agnihotri said.

He said the Acharya Devvrat's address to the yesterday was "not up to the mark" and "confusing".

The discussion on the governor's address was initiated by

Thakur will reply to discussion on January 12.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:15 IST