April 13, 2017 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: Condemning Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for his refusal to meet with the visiting Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, AAP Spokesman and Bhulath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira today said that it reflects the vindictiveness of Captain Amarinder Singh towards Punjabis living in Canada.
It is unfortunate that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has not only attempted to insult the Canadian Defence Minister, but entire Punjabis in general and Sikhs in particular, who have already proved their mettle on foreign land not only in business but in political arena as well by getting elected as MPs/MLAs to become Ministers, Sukhpal Khaira said.
Captain Amarinder Singh’s “outburst’’ against Canadian Defence Minister is nothing else but his being vindictive towards him as he (Chief Minister) wanted to take “revenge” from [Sikh Diaspora] living in Canada because they did not welcome him (CM) during his pre-poll visit to Canada.
“Captain must understand that people of Canada not only elected Harjit Singh Sajjan as MP, but he also represents Government of Canada and as a Sikh and CM of Punjab, he should welcome the visiting Canadian Defence Minister”, Sukhpal Khaira added.
It is pertinent to mention here that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has openly refused to meet the visiting Sikh Canadian Defence Minister, as he (Capt. Amarinder) was refused to conduct poll campaign in Canada to gather support for Punjab Assembly elections 2017.
Sukhpal Khaira said he being the senior leader of AAP and chief whip of the party would organise a welcome for the Canadian defence minister in case Capt Amarinder continued to stay adamant.