AAP opposed extra powers to BSF: Capt Amarinder Singh
Chandigarh, Could 17
Welcoming the realisation on a part of the AAP authorities of the “harsh safety challenges” Punjab is confronted with, by in search of extra central safety forces, former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh at this time reminded the get together of its robust opposition to the Centre’s transfer final 12 months when it determined to increase the operational jurisdiction of the Border Safety Pressure (BSF) from 15 to 30 km.
“On the time, each AAP in addition to Congress leaders had created hell concerning the Centre’s resolution, however good, now AAP a minimum of has realised the necessity and significance of that call (to increase operational jurisdiction of the BSF),” he stated in an announcement right here at this time.
Capt Amarinder reiterated his warning that Punjab was confronted with severe safety threats from throughout the border. “To date, the AAP authorities, notably its Delhi-based chief Arvind Kejirwal, constantly denied every thing, however now they appear to have realised the depth of the menace and have requested the Centre for further forces,” he noticed. He suggested CM Bhagwant Mann to repose religion in the very best police pressure within the nation.