‘Bhagat Singh & deities on forex can’t go collectively’
Chandigarh, October 29
The Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) has all the time tried to provide a particular place to Bhagat Singh because it got here to energy within the state. Simply earlier than taking oath because the Chief Minister at Khatkar Kalan, Bhagwant Mann had introduced that there could be no CM photograph in authorities places of work as per the previous follow and now footage of solely Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and Dr B R Ambedkar could be put up in any respect places of work.
That is sheer opportunism. While you wish to woo Punjab voters, you speak about Bhagat Singh and Ambedkar and later to draw the eye of Gujarat voters, you speak faith. —Prof Jagmohan Singh, Nephew of Bhagat Singh
Apparently to woo Hindu voters in Gujarat forward of Meeting elections, AAP’s nationwide convenor Arvind Kejriwal has now demanded that the Centre ought to print photos of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha on forex notes to deliver “financial prosperity” to 130 crore Indians.
Nonetheless, the political gimmick of the Delhi Chief Minister has not gone effectively with the kin of the martyr and students finding out Bhagat Singh. They are saying that out of sheer political opportunism, AAP has been appearing fully towards the ideology of Bhagat Singh.
Ludhiana-based Prof Jagmohan Singh, who’s nephew of Bhagat Singh (his youthful sister’s son), says that it isn’t for the primary time that AAP has acted opposite to Bhagat Singh’s concepts. “One is anticipated to defend his thought until final breath. That’s the reason we have a good time Bhagat Singh even 9 a long time after his martyrdom. That is sheer opportunism that while you wish to woo Punjab voters, you speak about Bhagat Singh and Ambedkar and later to draw the eye of Gujarat voters, you speak faith.”
By making such calls for, AAP not solely deviates from Bhagat Singh’s ideology, but additionally from Ambedkar.
One other nephew of the martyr, Saharanpur-based Kiranjeet Singh, who’s son of his youthful brother Kultar Singh, says that it’s fully fallacious to cherry choose issues from Bhagat Singh’s writings and use him simply as a hole image. “It’s dishonesty and political opportunism when on one hand we eulogise the martyr and on the opposite hail the non secular symbols. One shouldn’t neglect that Bhagat Singh additionally wrote ‘Why I’m an Atheist’ during which he clears his place about faith and God.”