Chandigarh, May 12, 2019: Huge crowd gathered today at Mariwala town, Manimajra in support of Pawan Kumar Bansal, Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha elections from Chandigarh. The former Union minister assured the gathering that soon Chandigarh will have 24×7 water supply, sanitation problem will be solved in a scientific way and every one will have a house to call of their own.
“It is unfortunate that I have to say this about Kirron Kher but an MP should never treat his or her constituency as a stage to perform theatrics. Most of the times, I feel she’s just reading out a script that someone else wrote for her. For instance she has already declared PM Awas Yojna a success in Chandigarh but the truth is that not even the land is allocated for building people’s houses yet.”
He also said that there’s no sight of 24×7 yet in Chandigarh despite the sitting MP declaring everywhere that she has got Chandigarh – 24×7 water. “People of Mariwala are tackling with extreme scarcity of electricity and water. Is this what she calls an achievement? I think there’s huge possibility of her not even knowing a town called Mariwala in Chandigarh as she has no connect with the people here.”
Bansal also said that once elected to power, he’ll work on eradicating the VIP culture completely from the city, encouraging the concept of “participatory democracy” wherein he will have open-house meetings every month or so at some community centre.
He concluded by saying Mariwala needs better roads, youth employment and better educational facilities, hence providing the basic amenities to its people will be his top priority after winning elections.
To strengthen his campaign, Bollywood star Mukesh Rishi was also present there to seek votes for Bansal.