BJP and its ally, Akali Dal which are in power in Punjab on Tuesday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his visit to food-grain markets in the SAD-BJP ruled state terming it as a "political drama" and an attempt to target the Land Bill.
BJP on Thursday hailed the victory of the SAD-BJP combine in the civic polls in Punjab and party chief Amit Shah congratulated Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir besides the BJP leadership in the state.
Highlighting the schemes of her ministry, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Saturday said the demand for food is likely to shoot up three times in another few years in the country.
Former Union minister and Congress candidate from Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat Ambika Soni on Monday said there was an "undercurrent of discontentment" with the SAD-BJP government in Punjab, which is leading many people to supporting her party.
Union minister Manish Tewari took a dig at Akali Dal and BJP leaders for staging a demonstration in front of his house here on Monday over the extension of special industrial package to neighbouring hill states.