Bharatiya Janata Party today started 24 Hours Fast under the leadership of former Union Minister and senior party leader Sh. Harmohan Dhawan in the market premises of Sector 28-D, Chandigarh against Corruption, price rise and mal-administration of Congress.
Party President Sh. Sanjay Tandon while addressing the party activists said that the whole nation is united on the issue of corruption but the deaf and dumb Congress led Central Government is not doing anything to curb corruption and bring back the money of the country lying in the foreign banks. He further said that BJP is in favour of strong Lokpal Bill where the Prime Minister is also brought under its purview. Former Union Minister Sh. Harmohan Dhawan said that there are several cases of corruption in Chandigarh and the administration has done nothing in the name of investigation. The local residents are suffering a lot due to the corruption of officials as well as Congress leaders who are looting the city. He demanded immediate appointment of Lokayukta in Chandigarh to curb the corruption.
Prominent party members who were participated in the 24 Hours Fast besides Sh. Harmohan Dhawan include BJP General Secretary Sh. Satinder Singh, Vice President Sh. Devinder Singh Aulakh, Mandal President Narendra Sharma,O.P. Gupta, Abhishek Sharma, Satpal Verma, Roopi Singh, Ravi Prakash Kansal, Salim Mohd. Pappu Shukla, Shyamja Negi, Sunita Bhatt, Jaswinder Kaur, Pal Ji, Mewaram, Rajkumari Mishra, Sarita Sharma, Malkit, Shingara Singh, Leela Devi, Santosh Sharma, Rajesh Pehlwan, Somnath Sharma, Santosh Sharma and others.