ADVERTISEMENT

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Takes on AAP MLA’s Dope Test Challenge

On 4 July, the Punjab government made it mandatory for all government employees to undergo a dope test. 

Published
Politics
1 min read
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh (left) and AAP MLA Aman Arora (right)
i

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has taken up AAP MLA Aman Arora’s challenge to undergo a doping test.

ADVERTISEMENT

A day after the Punjab government made dope test mandatory for government employees, AAP MLA Arora on 5 July challenged CM Amarinder Singh to take the test and set an example for his ministers and party lawmakers.

"I expected that being first citizen of the state, he should have set example by coming forward first for the dope test. Then, his ministers and MLAs would have followed," Arora, the legislator from Sunam, who underwent a dope test at Mohali civil hospital said.

"I am also one of 117 MLAs of Punjab and I considered it my moral responsibility to go for the test," he said.

Earlier in the day, Arora in a tweet had said,

Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tewari welcomed the Punjab government's move and advocated drug test for all state MLAs and MPs.

In a tweet, he said:

(With inputs from PTI.)

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

Speaking truth to power requires allies like you.
Become a Quint Insider
500
1800
5000

or more

PREMIUM

3 months
12 months
12 months
Check Insider Benefits
ADVERTISEMENT
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!
ADVERTISEMENT