Unease in Punjab BJP: ‘PM could solve row in a day if he wants’ -Raakhi Jagga
-The Indian Express
Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal claims more BJP leaders are set to join them in the coming days.
Ludhiana: With no quick end in sight to the farmer agitation and talks with the government stalled, there is growing disquiet within the ranks of the Punjab BJP. Veteran leader and former BJP national vice-president Laxmi Kanta Chawla said Saturday that the agitation should not have been allowed to fester for so long, and that the Prime Minister could solve the situation “in a day” if he wanted.
Many other party leaders expressed apprehension that the protests could take a violent turn, even as they dread the civic polls scheduled next month.
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The Indian Express, 24 January, 2021, https://indianexpress.com/article/india/unease-in-punjab-bjp-pm-could-solve-row-in-a-day-if-he-wants-7159290/