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Punjab health minister Vijay Singla sacked over corruption charges

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Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann sacked his government’s health minister Vijay Singla from the Cabinet over corruption charges against him.

Vijay Singla, an MLA from Mansa Assembly constituency was accused of demanding 1 per cent commission in tender allotment and purchase of material.

The minister was arrested shortly thereafter by the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Punjab police.

Claiming that Singla had made a confession before him, Mann said that by sacking the minister, he wanted to convey the message of zero tolerance of th eAam Aadmi Party towards corruption.

In a tweet, he said that the health minister was dismissed as soon as proof of corruption was found against him.

Shortly after the development, AAP national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejrwial said in a tweet, “Proud of you Bhagwant. Ur action has brought tears to my eyes. Whole nation today feels proud of AAP.”

 

 

 

 

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