Kejriwal promises ‘holy city’ status to Amritsar; ban meat, alcohol around Golden Temple if AAP wins in Punjab
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday vowed to ensure a prohibition on alcohol and meat around the holy area of Golden Temple in Amritsar if his party wins in Punjab polls..
Chandigarh: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday pledged to ensure a prohibition on alcohol and meat around the holy area of Golden Temple in Amritsar if his party wins in assembly polls here.
Kejriwal, who is in on a five-day visit to Punjab, also said that Amritsar ward city and Anandpur Sahib will be declared holy places if his party is voted to power in Punjab.
Earlier, Kejriwal escaped unhurt when the SUV in which he was travelling rammed into the escort car near PAP chowk on Jalandhar-Amritsar road today.
Kejriwal, who was on his way to Amritsar on the second day of his four-day visit to Punjab, was sitting in the front seat of the Innova when it hit the escort vehicle which was moving ahead of it, police said.
No one was injured in the mishap.
The bumper of Kejriwal's car was damaged, they said. Besides Kejriwal, others in his car were AAP leaders Bhagwant Mann and Gurpreet Ghuggi.
Kejriwal is on a four-day tour of Punjab to give a push to Aam Aadmi Party's poll campaign.
He carried on with his journey to Amritsar where he will pay obeisance at the Golden Temple, a party spokesman said.