Arvind Kejriwal promises to make Punjab a progressive dairy farming state

JAGRAON: Delhi Chief Minister and AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday promised to revive the economy of Punjab with dairy farming as its mainstay.

Speaking at the Annual Pashu Mela of Progressive Dairy Farmers Association (PDFA) at Jagraon, Kejriwal said that dairy farming will be the bedrock occupation for removing unemployment in Punjab when the Aam Aadmi Party forms government here. He announced that interest free loans will be given to dairy farmers when AAP comes to power.

Kejriwal visited the numerous stalls at the dairy farming and appreciated the efforts made by PDFA for the dairy farmers in Punjab.

The gathering at the expo cheered for Kejriwal as he promised to provide education loans to students wishing to pursue a career in dairy farming. Kejriwal also honoured the outstanding dairy farmers and reiterated his commitment to the cause of dairy farming by choosing three members of PDFA as MLA candidates of the AAP.

Earlier, addressing the gathering, Daljeet Singh Sadarpur elaborated how the Badal Govt had turned dairy farming into miserable profession due to its “corrupt and inept policies”.

Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP MLA candidates HS Phoolka, Sarvjit Kaur Manuke and Captain GS Kang.