Chandigarh, July 11 – Haryana Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu said that in the last about five years, the present State Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal has changed the system and worked to fulfil the hopes and aspirations of the people.

Capt. Abhimanyu was interacting with media persons at his residence here today.

He said that under the leadership of Mr. Manohar Lal, the Government has given a new definition to politics by rising above nepotism, casteism, regionalism and corrupt practices, which was supported by all sections of society be it farmers, employees, labourers or youth in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He said that he is confident that in the ensuing Vidhan Sabha elections, the people of Haryana, will ensure major victory of the party under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal.

He said that the government is sensitive towards farmers and they have faced no difficulty in getting fertilizers, water, electricity and selling their produce in the last five years.

On being asked about the statement made by the opposition that the BJP will not get anything in the Vidhan Sabha Elections, the Finance Minister said that no one can stop anyone from daydreaming.

Responding to a statement made by Congress MLA Mr Karan Singh Dalal in a press conference yesterday, "Now Haryana should make Karnal or Kurukshetra its capital and leave Chandigarh", Captain Abhimanyu said that it seems that the political thinking of Mr. Dalal is not in favour of Haryana. He said that our ancestors had struggled a lot to make Chandigarh the capital of Haryana. He said that the way Haryana has share in joint secretariat and Vidhan Sabha for 50 years, on the same lines, it should also have share in the High Court. He said, “In the case of SYL and Chandigarh, we will not allow the Haryana's rights to be ignored”.

On being asked about JJP leader Digvijay Chautala’s comment on Ms. Sapna Chaudhary taking BJP's membership, the Finance Minister said that it is an attack on the freedom of expression of anybody. Sapna Chaudhary is an artist and no one should say anything like that . He said that such comment made by Digvijay Chautala shows his cheap mentality.

Responding to a question asked by former MP, Mr. Dushyant Chautala launching campaign on the pattern of Shiv Sena Leader Raj Thackeray and Uddhav Thackeray to cover the factories and houses of ministers for ‘Rozgar Mera Adhikar’, Capt. Abhimanyu said that it symbolizes political immaturity, inexperience and ignorance of Mr. Chautala. Today, Haryana has become a separate identity throughout the country in terms of economic and industrial development. Haryana is one of the leading states in the per capita income.

Responding to allegations of the BPL survey being carried out secretly, the Finance Minister said that under the departmental process, the online form was uploaded on the website and work of the survey was being done accordingly. The Opposition should not indulge in giving irresponsible statements and if there is any such thing then show the evidence.

In response to a question asked about not giving the HRA to the employees as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission, the Finance Minister said that Haryana was the first state in the country which extended the benefit of the 7th Pay Commission to its employees. He said, “We will not let down our employees in future also”.