Punjab heading for a change: Ambika Soni

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012 - 18:11

Hoshiarpur: Union Minister Ambika Soni on Monday claimed that the people of Punjab will vote the ruling SAD-BJP coalition out of power due to its "anti-people" policies and expressed confidence about Congress` thumping victory in the
Assembly elections.

Speaking after casting her vote at Bajwara near here today, Soni said people were fed up with policies of the SAD-BJP government which has "pushed the state to bankruptcy".
On reports of former chief minister and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Rajinder Kaur Bhattal`s aspirations of becoming the next CM, Soni said Bhattal was a loyal soldier of the Congress and would certainly abide by high command`s decision.

Taking a dig at social activist Anna Hazare, Soni accused him of playing politics in the name of anti-corruption movement.

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi had recently said that Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh was party`s chief ministerial candidate in the state.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 30, 2012 - 18:11
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