Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu immediately known as Arvind Kejriwal a “masquerader” as he challenged him to a debate of their escalating confrontation forward of the Punjab election early subsequent yr.
In a pointy tweet punctuated with exclamation marks, Mr Sidhu accused the Delhi Chief Minister of colluding with the Badals of Akali Dal and likewise focused him over the controversial farm legal guidelines not too long ago scrapped by the Centre.
“Bhagwant (Mann) is just not the CM who’s working Liquor Mafia with Badals Blacklisted MLA Deep Malhotra … He was not the one who notified Black Farm Regulation in Delhi!! Who’s permitting Badals buses on the profitable routes to Delhi Airport? Come debate with me masquerader!!” – Mr Sidhu wrote.
–@ArvindKejriwal, Bhagwant is just not the CM who’s working Liquor Mafia with Badals Blacklisted MLA Deep Malhotra … He was not the one who notified Black Farm Regulation in Delhi !! Who’s permitting Badals buses on the profitable routes to Delhi Airport ? Come debate with me masquerader !!
– Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) December 20, 2021
The Congress chief and Arvind Kejriwal, as soon as believed to have mentioned Mr Sidhu becoming a member of the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP), have been baiting one another relentlessly previously few weeks.
For the ruling Congress, which has been battling infighting in Punjab for greater than a yr, AAP has emerged as a robust challenger within the upcoming polls.
Arvind Kejriwal has been visiting Punjab regularly to amp up his celebration’s marketing campaign, and in every go to, he has focused the Congress authorities and Navjot Sidhu. Final week, he described the Congress authorities in Punjab because the “most corrupt and hypocritical” within the historical past of the state.
On Saturday, Mr Sidhu known as Arvind Kejriwal a political vacationer and a “liar” who has surfaced with “pretend guarantees” simply forward of meeting elections within the state. At a public assembly, Mr Sidhu dared Mr Kejriwal to face him in a debate on employment, claiming he had promised eight lakh jobs in Delhi however gave solely 440.
“Come and sit (with me), wherever in Punjab. Even name me in Delhi. Will sit at your private home, convey TV channels additionally. If Sidhu will get defeated, then (I) will go away politics,” mentioned Mr Sidhu.
He accused Mr Kejriwal of privatising liquor in Delhi and slammed his promise of offering Rs 1,000 a month to girls, questioning whether or not he was doing so for girls in Delhi, the place he heads the AAP authorities.
Mr Sidhu additionally took on Mr Kejriwal over his allegation that the Congress authorities ran an unlawful sand mining rip-off price Rs 20,000 crore within the state.
“Present me any state which generates greater than Rs 3,000 crore from sand mining. I let you know, Kejriwal! You already know nothing about Punjab. You’re a political vacationer and liar who comes right here after 4 and half years with pretend guarantees. Why did you not come within the final 4 and half years,” Mr Sidhu retorted.
Earlier, Mr Sidhu had used phrases like “fraud” and had remarked that even a chameleon doesn’t change as many colors because the AAP chief does.