Health, education and jobs top priorities for Punjab ministers

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Newly sworn in Punjab Cabinet Minister Harjot Singh Bains said on Saturday that the Aam Admi Party (AAP) government would make Punjab a model state and the party’s national official Arvind Kejriwal would be the country’s prime minister in 2024. a great responsibility. Arvind Kejriwal has brought back young people’s confidence in politics. We must again make Punjab the era of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. We will make Punjab a model state and in 2024 Arvind Kejriwal will be the prime minister of the country,” Bains said. , after being sworn in as Minister of Punjab.

Punjab Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said people voted for the AAP because they were annoyed with a corrupt system in the state. “I am grateful to the party leaders. It is a big responsibility and I will fulfill it with honesty. People brought us in because they were annoyed with a corrupt system in Punjab. We will have to root out corruption,” Hayer said .

Baljit Kaur said her priorities would be women’s development and the health sector. “I thank the people of Punjab and the high command of the party. It is the good mentality of the AAP to include a woman in the Cabinet. I will perform all my duties honestly. As a woman and a doctor, I will work for women’s development and the health sector,” Kaur told ANI.

After the swearing-in ceremony, Harpal Singh Cheema said, “I was a servant of the public before and even now I am a servant. Ordinary people like us who might not even have thought of becoming a minister , have become ministers. We will fulfill all the promises.” Punjab Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said his priority would be to work for education and health.

“We will sincerely work for the people of Punjab. I come from an underdeveloped part of the state and my priority would be to work for education and health,” he said. There are many problems, the health services are very poor, we will work to improve ourselves. We have a decrepit Punjab, and it will take time, but change will surely come.

Saying there are a number of problems in the state amid very poor health services, Braham Shankar Jimpa, who was sworn in as Punjab minister, said he would work for improvement On all fronts. “We have a decrepit Punjab, and it will take time but change will surely come,” he added.

Dr Vijay Singla, who was sworn in as Punjab minister, “There are various issues including drug abuse, unemployment. We will need the support of the opposition.” Ten ministers were sworn in on Saturday in Punjab, with top Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Harpal Singh Cheema and Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal joining the cabinet led by Bhagwant Mann in the state.

Besides Cheema and Dhaliwal, AAP MPs – Dr Baljit Kaur, Harbhajan Singh ETO, Dr Vijay Singla, Lal Chand Kataruchak, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, Laljit Singh Bhullar, Brahm Shankar Jimpa and Harjot Singh Bains – were sworn in during the ceremony. in the Raj Bhavan. Earlier, on March 17, newly elected Punjab MPs including Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann were sworn in as members of the Legislative Assembly. The lawmakers were sworn in of office and secrecy by Protem Chairman Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar.

The leader of the AAP and the face of the party for recent polls in the Punjab assembly was sworn in as the state’s chief minister on March 16. (ANI)

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