On the day of the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann launched an anti-corruption hotline and said the state could be free from corruption within a month if people supported him.
The chief minister announced the number, 9501200200, after paying tribute to the trio in Hussainiwala on Wednesday morning.
“The anti-corruption hotline number is 9501200200. I promised to give you a number on March 23 which will be an ‘anti-corruption action line’. There can be no better tribute to the martyrs than to launch this issue on this day as it is a start to make India and Punjab their dreams,” he said.
“If people support me, I assure you that we will make Punjab corruption-free within a month. If someone asks you for a bribe instead of a job, don’t refuse it, but make a video of that request and send it to this number. I ask you to only send corruption related videos to this number. For the rest of the questions, there are many other departments. You can get the details on our website,” the AAP chief said.
Mann said a manager would first investigate complaints received on the helpline. “If anyone is found guilty, whether it is an officer, an MP or a minister, the strictest measures will be taken against them. I need the support of 2.75 crore Punjabis in this drive,” he said.
The Chief Minister added that his government was working hard day and night and needed the support of the people.