Bengaluru: Commenting on the violence in Haryana and Punjab following the conviction of self styled Godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the central government should be held responsible for the whole mess.
Mr Sisodia was in the city to participate in a round table conference on ‘Governance by People’.
“Making issues out of non-issues is the political strategy which the BJP is following from long. Be it the death of innocent children due to lack of oxygen supply or the recent violation of court order, BJP led governments do not focus on core issues,” he said.
“I am really worried about the situation prevailing over Haryana, Chandigarh and Punjab. What kind of situation are we having? An inquiry has to be done against those officers who bypassed court order allowing hundreds of cars and people to gather,” Mr Sisodia said.
Programme to empower citizens: Aam Aadmi Party launched AAP Citizen Empowerment (ACE) programme on Saturday, which is aimed at empowering common man. “The ACE platform has its roots in the principles of participatory democracy at ward level,” said Prithvi Reddy, party's state president. Citizens will be trained and empowered to use their right, he added....