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Sucha SIngh Chotepur has been sacked from state convenorship in an arbitrary manner

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Punishment without Trial- story of strange ways of Aam Aadmi Party

Ok, so the only state where Aam Aadmi Party has some buzz outside Delhi, the state convener of that state (Read Punjab) has been sacked from his job.

His crime: In an internal sting carried out by his own party’s volunteer/member (no one really knows details), he has been implicated of taking the bribe. In other words, he was allegedly accepting money for awarding a ticket for upcoming assembly elections (cash for ticket).

After seeing this sting video, Kejriwal got very upset. He refused to even meet the state convener. Kejriwal reportedly said to Chotepur: Go and record your defence to the state committee.

The party has sacked Chotepur even before allowing him a proper hearing. This is called Punishment Without Trial.

So, we see a few elements that are troubling:

  1. The so-called sting operation: It was not carried out by a media house or opposition or even by some remote unknown person. It was carried out internally. So, naturally, the video can not come in the public domain unless AAP releases it.

But, the party has shown no eagerness to release it, nor did it hear the ‘accused’ , BUT fired him!

Daytime robbery!

Chotepur says, he has been framed within the party.

2. Chotepur has been the party convener for 2 1/2 years, contested Lok Sabha elections from Gurdaspur and gave time and efforts to build the party in Punjab. Now, when he started showing discomfort about the way candidates are being chosen, it seems the party decided to frame him rather than simply asking him to step down. This serves the mission of Team Kejriwal:

  • AAP looks great and Sucha Singh looks in poor light.

But unlikely. The way Chotepur case has been done does not inspire confidence! Why was the matter not referred to internal Lokpal?

The party formed to start an era of transparent politics and end high command culture is now showing all the traits and vices of a typical Indian political party.

A senior from my alma mater Dr. Verma from Delhi commented: जिस पार्टी में लुच्चा सिंह और टुच्चा सिंह हो, वहां बेचारे सुच्चा सिंह को लात पड़ेगी ही.

Kejriwal has emerged as an ego-maniac person with narcissistic traits. He is rapidly transforming Aam Admi Party into a club of sycophants. In Punjab, AAP started more than a year ago with feverish pitch, but its graph is going down day by day due to self-goals:

  • The para shooters from Delhi. No proper local Punjab party structure has been created.
  • Gate crashers, para troopers and people of all hues and colors are seeking tickets and are being rewarded, creating unrest in volunteers and party workers who have been working since beginning of the party.
  • Inability and unwillingness to govern in Delhi, Kejriwal is selling fake dreams to the people of Punjab.

For Kejriwal, Punjab is the launching pad for national politics. But, means are as important as the goal, Mahatma Gandhi said.

The party is failing on its Suchita (righteousness) Index. And the decay has set in sooner than it would probably have.

Here is my video in Hindi on the same toipc:

 

 

 

 

 

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Concerned Over The Rise of Drug Usage In The State: Himachal Governor

A three-day horse trade-cum-exhibition was organised before the beginning of the Lavi Fair.

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There are countless mothers who have been constantly tormented by drug-dependent adolescent children. Pixabay

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Sunday expressed concern over the rise in drug addiction, particularly among the youth in the state, and called for concerted efforts to tackle the menace.

“Effective steps have been taken by the government and police administration, but we all need to work together in this direction,” he said at the inauguration of the centuries-old Lavi Fair in Rampur town, which was once a centre of barter trade with Tibet.

He called upon the people to promote natural farming. The state government has made a provision of Rs 25 crore to promote natural or organic farming to produce chemical-free food.

The 400-year-old Lavi Fair has undergone a sea change with the rural folk’s changing lifestyles and aspirations, resulting in a greater sale of gadgets and automobiles than traditional items such as farm implements, livestock and dry fruits.

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‘The traders from across the border have stopped coming’ Pixabay

The fair dates back to the time when Raja Kehari Singh of Rampur Bushahr state signed a treaty to promote trade with Tibet.

Rampur, 120 kilometres from state capital Shimla, was once a major trade centre as it is located on the old silk route connecting Afghanistan, Tibet and Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

“People have stopped buying farm implements, horses and sheep. Now, they prefer to shop luxury goods like television sets and automobiles,” trader Ishwar Goyal told IANS.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will preside over the concluding session of the fair on November 14.

Another trader Deepak Negi said Rampur was a centre of trade before the 1962 India-China war.

The traders from Tibet used to bring raw wool, butter, herbs and leather products and bartered them for wheat, rice, farm implements and livestock.

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Rampur, 120 kilometres from state capital Shimla, was once a major trade centre as it is located on the old silk route connecting Afghanistan. Pixabay

“Now, the traders from across the border have stopped coming. Indian multinational companies come here to sell their products. The fair has largely lost its relevance,” he added.

A three-day horse trade-cum-exhibition was organised before the beginning of the Lavi Fair. The main attraction during the exhibition were the Chamurthi horses – an endangered species known as the ‘Ship Of the Cold Desert’. Being a surefooted animal, it is mainly used for transporting goods in the Himalayas.

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The Chamurthi horse traces its origin to the Tibet region. In India, it’s bred in the villages of Himachal Pradesh bordering China.

The fair sees several folk artistes from Punjab and Himachal Pradesh perform. (IANS)