CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal claiming that the latter has views on everything without understanding the situation.
"Mr Kejriwal is a peculiar person who has views on everything without understanding the situation. There is 20 million ton of paddy straw, where do I ask farmers to store? So Mr. Kejriwal doesn't understand this problem," he said.
"Setting politics aside, Centre, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi should come together to find a solution to stubble burning which causes high pollution level during this time every year. I have been seeking a meeting with both Haryana and Punjab chief ministers since yesterday, but I have not received any response," Kejriwal said.
Kejriwal had suggested that the Punjab and Haryana government should evolve a technology and give financial assistance to stop stubble burning. "If health cost is much on illness, then we may make some contributions because it is the responsibility of all," he added.
Responding to Kejriwal's request for a meeting, he said that he has urged the PM to hold a meeting of all CMs of the affected states. "Just me meeting the Delhi CM won't resolves anything: the Punjab CM said.
He has also urged the Prime Minister to convene a meeting of Chief Ministers of the affected States along with the Union Ministers for Agriculture, Food a...