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Chartered flight to Delhi: 'What's the problem if son of poor man boards jet', asks Punjab CM Channi

Chartered flight to Delhi: ‘What’s the issue if son of poor man boards jet’, retorts Punjab CM Channi | Punjab Information

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday defended using a chartered flight by him to journey to Delhi, a day after the Opposition raised questions over it.
To a query on his go to to the nationwide capital on a chartered flight on Tuesday, Channi requested reporters, “What’s the downside if the son of a poor man boarded a jet?”
Nevertheless, he refused to answer to a query on whether or not the federal government will foot the invoice.
Channi was in Jalandhar the place he was requested about his go to to Delhi by reporters.
The chief minister, alongside together with his deputies Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, OP Soni and Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, went to Delhi on a chartered flight on Tuesday to debate the enlargement of the brand new Punjab cupboard with the occasion’s central management.
Sidhu uploaded a photograph of him with Channi and Randhawa standing subsequent to the chartered airplane.
The Congress leaders drew flak from the Opposition for travelling to Delhi on a chartered flight.
Taking a swipe at them, the Shiromani Akali Dal mentioned Congress leaders go for “non-public jets for travelling simply 250 km to Delhi”, whereas the Aam Aadmi Occasion mentioned the grand outdated occasion has not been capable of “quit its royal habits”.
Raveen Thukral, media advisor to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, additionally took potshots on the Congress leaders for travelling to Delhi on a chartered flight. 

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