The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday hailed the reappointment of Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal as member of Punjab Pollution Control Board after government recieving criticism from all walks of society for removing Sant Seechewal from the board.
The party demanded that the government now must take action against the officer who were responsible for Rs. 50 crores penalty imposed by NGT on Punjab government for failing to clean the rivers of state but tried to pass the buck to Sant Seechewal.
In a press statement issued from party headquarters, the leader of opposition Harpal Singh Cheema said that Capt. government is not serious about saving environment and when people who are working tirelessly for the cause raise any issue about it they are being targeted by the people in power.
He said that Sant Seechewal as a member of PPCB is doing his duty with utmost sincerity and 'Seechewal Model' is being appreciated around the globe.
Welcoming the appointment of Sant Baba Sewa Singh Khadoor Sahib Wale, Cheema said that it is a late taken correct decision.
He said that more people like Sant Seechewal and Sant Sewa Singh should be looped in to tackle the problem of environment pollution. He said that saving environment is the need of the hour and government must behave seriously on the issue.