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