Charanjit Singh Channi, Punjab’s chief minister, said that Priyanka Gandhi is Punjab’s daughter-in-law. We will not allow brothers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Delhi to rule in Punjab.
Chandigarh: Charanjit Singh Channi courted controversy during an election rally by urging people not to allow ‘bhaiya’ from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Delhi into Punjab. A political storm has erupted over CM Channi’s controversial statement. Several parties have targeted the Chief Minister of Punjab and called for an apology, describing CM Channi’s remarks as shameful.
Arvind Kejriwal said the statement was shameful
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has criticized the remarks of the Chief Minister. Arvind Kejriwal, AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister, called the Punjab Chief Minister’s comments “extremely shameful.” Upon being asked about Channi’s statement, Kejriwal said, “We strongly condemn the wrong comments made against anyone or any community.” Kejriwal said Channi had earlier called him ‘black’ while taunting him about the color of his skin. Bhagwant Mann said that Priyanka Gandhi is also associated with Uttar Pradesh, and Kejriwal said that she is also ‘bhaiya’.Bhagwant Mann said that Priyanka Gandhi is also associated with Uttar Pradesh, and Kejriwal said that she is also ‘bhaiya’.
Nitish Kumar’s minister responded sharply
A close aide of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has hit out at Charanjit Singh Channi’s comments. Minister of Information and Public Relations Sanjay Kumar Jha made several tweets condemning Channi and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.Minister of Information and Public Relations Sanjay Kumar Jha made several tweets condemning Channi and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. Priyanka and Channi appear together in a short video clip.Priyanka and Channi appear together in a short video clip.
Tejashwi Surya targets Priyanka Gandhi
BJP leader Tejashwi Surya shared Channi’s video on Twitter and targeted Priyanka Gandhi over it. As Surya said, “Priyanka Gandhi ji comes to Uttar Pradesh and calls herself a daughter from Uttar Pradesh, but in Punjab, she claps on the insults of the people of Uttar Pradesh-Bihar. This shows her dual character and face.
प्रियंका वाड्रा जी उत्तर प्रदेश में आ कर अपने को यूपी की बेटी बताती है और पंजाब में उत्तर प्रदेश-बिहार के लोगो के अपमान पर ताली बजाती है , ये ही इनका दोहरा चरित्र है और चेहरा भी । pic.twitter.com/IJN4W0wmBV
— Tejasvi Surya (@Tejasvi_Surya) February 16, 2022
Mayawati said it was very shameful
BSP chief Mayawati has also retaliated against Charanjit Singh Channi’s remark and described it as shameful. The way Charanjit Singh Channi insulted the people of UP-Bihar is very shameful, he said. This situation calls for the people of these two states to teach a lesson to the Congress in the assembly elections being held in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as well. The people of Bihar must also take note of this.
While Channi spoke, Priyanka Gandhi kept clapping
Charanjit Singh Channi asked people not to allow ‘bhaiya’ of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Delhi to enter Punjab during an election rally. Generally, the word ‘Bhaiyya’ is considered objectionable by people in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen clapping on CM Channi’s remarks during a roadshow in Rupnagar. The video went viral on social media. Punjab’s Chief Minister said, ‘Priyanka Gandhi is the daughter-in-law of Punjab.Punjab’s Chief Minister said, ‘Priyanka Gandhi is the daughter-in-law of Punjab. Punjab will not accept Bhaiya from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, or Delhi who want to rule the state.