Chandigarh: Lashing out at the Haryana
government for its "apathetic attitude" towards the farmers,
opposition INLD on Tuesday said that the Congress government has
failed on all fronts.
"The Hooda government has set new records on various
fronts - be it the bad shape of economy with mounting debt,
labour unrest, worsening law and order situation, grave power
and water shortage," INLD`s secretary general Ajay Singh
Chautala said on the occasion of `Haryana Day`.
He alleged that while government was patting its back
over its achievements, reality was just the opposite. "People
are fed up with this regime and they rejected the Congress in
the recently held Hisar Lok Sabha bypolls."
Referring to the recent unrest in Maruti Suzuki`s Manesar
plant, he said the government failed to tackle the issue due
to its faulty policies.
Chautala said the prices of fertilisers have witnessed a
steep rise while farmers continue to get pittance for their
production. "Prices of fertilizers, including DAP and Potash
have gone up. On the other hand, farmers are getting peanuts
for their crops," he said.
On possibilities of a third front at national level,
Chautala said, "like-minded forces are working on this. You
may hear positive development before the next session (of the
He refused to comment on possibilities of party
contesting in upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab, saying that
"it is premature to say anything now."
On Adampur and Ratia assembly seats falling vacant
recently, Chautala said the party has already started
campaigning and candidates will be finalised once the poll
dates are declared.