In a scathing attack on the Aam Aadmi Party, Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of rubbing shoulders with the militant outfit Babbar Khalsa. She said that it was an indication that the AAP convener is being sponsored by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence.
Aftr 30-yrs thr ws blast in Punjab,Kejriwal having dinner&breakfast with Babbar Khalsa,clear indication ISI sponsors Kejriwal-Harsimrat Kaur pic.twitter.com/wThXYnRjBo— ANI (@ANI_news) February 4, 2017
Urging the electorate to vote for the SAD, Harsimrat said Punjab should have a government that coordinates with the Centre.
"Punjab wants a government that coordinates with the Centre not one that has issues everyday, certainly not one that ruined Delhi," she told ANI.
Polls for the 117-seat Punjab assembly is underway across the state. 1,145 candidates are in fray to for the 117-member assembly. Punjab, where the main contest is between the Bharatiya Janata Party-SAD alliance, the Congress and the AAP, has around 1.98 crore eligible voters. More than 22,500 polling stations have been set up, with over 1 lakh security personnel deployed for smooth conduct of elections.