Sulking CPS Navjot Kaur to meet Rajnath Singh
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Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 20:24
  
Amritsar: After taking potshots at the Parkash Singh Badal-led Punjab government, Chief Parliamentary Secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Friday said she would meet BJP president Rajnath Singh to apprise him about the regime's "non-development" attitude towards her constituency.

"I will tell the party chief about non-developmental attitude of the Punjab government towards the constituencies represented by BJP legislators with regard to grant of funds," she said.

Alleging the state government was denying funds to her constituency, she said "I had telephonic talks with Singh today who told me that he is in Lucknow and will meet me after reaching Delhi at the shortest possible time."

"The party chief had assured me all possible help in finding a solution to my problems," said sulking Kaur, wife of BJP MP and former cricketer Navjot Singh.

The BJP MLA said she had already apprised state party president Kamal Sharma about the denial of funds for her Amritsar East constituency but it proved to be a futile exercise.

Sharma said the party was aware of the problems raised by her.

"Time and again I have raised this issue before the top leaders which included the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister but nothing has been done," Kaur said.

"Local Bodies Minister Chunni Lal Bhagat has signed the file for the release of grants worth Rs 10 crore for my constituency in October 2012, but still I am struggling hard to get the funds," she said.

"For the last one-and-a-half-year since I have been made CPS by the Punjab government, my role has never been defined," she said.

PTI


First Published: Friday, August 23, 2013, 20:24


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