Punjab : Daily Labourers are being hired from neighbouring states and brought here to work for the Aam Aadmi Party in various towns of Punjab, including Jalandhar and Ludhiana, They are being paid Rs 400 a day to help in publicity for the party.
Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab is going through a shortage of party workers. Party leaders contesting the assembly election have been accused of hiring labourers from New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for publicity.
According to source, India Today reporter met two such labourers, name as Karan and Raj, belonging to Tilak Nagar area of New Delhi. They have been hired to help in publicity for AAP in Punjab.
He further said”We are here for the last two to three days. The party is paying us money. We accept whatever they give”, Raj said to Reporter.
Besides labourers from neighbouring states, AAP leaders including Delhi MLAs are also campaigning in Punjab. They can be seen struggling to speak Punjabi and can be singled out easily.