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Harsimrat ridicules Centre on food security

punjab Updated: Jul 06, 2013 21:06 IST
HT Correspondent

Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal has accused the Congress-led UPA government of trying to woo the electorate in view of the next Lok Sabha polls with a "half-baked" Food Security Ordinance passed by the union cabinet.

Harsimrat claimed that it was actually the "vote-security ordinance" but the Congress would not be able to save itself from the wrath of people despite this "political gimmick". She toured parts of Bathinda district on Saturday.

She alleged that the Congress had always proved detrimental to Punjab and the poor people of the country.She alleged that the pro-MNC policies of the Congress had always stood against the interests of the common man, especially the poor.

She said people were fed up with the unprecedented price rise and inflation during the Congress rule and had decided to show it the door at the hustings. She claimed that the SAD-BJP alliance would sweep the parliamentary polls in Punjab.

Earlier, she inaugurated the newly constructed Talwandi-Rama bypass. She also laid the foundation stones of the new office in the water works of municipal council, Rama, and other development projects.

She visited a few localities in the area where people were facing civic problems.Deputy commissioner Kamal Kishore Yadav accompanied the MP.