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Now, Punjab people will be able to lodge complaints on corruption via WhatsApp

Earlier today, Mann said that he will make a big announcement on promises made during the run-up to the Assembly election

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann takes the oath of office and secrecy as a Member of Legislative Assembly, in Chandigarh, Thursday, March 17. (PTI)Premium
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann takes the oath of office and secrecy as a Member of Legislative Assembly, in Chandigarh, Thursday, March 17. (PTI)

A day after swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Punjab, Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced that an anti-corruption helpline will be launched on 23 March, Shaheed Diwas.

People of Punjab will be able to lodge complaints on corruption via WhatsApp, the new Punjab CM said.

"99 per cent of people are honest, because of 1 per cent the system breaks down," said Mann.

Taking to Twitter, Mann wrote, “On the day of Bhagat Singh's martyrdom we will issue anti-corruption helpline number. That will be my personal WhatsApp number. If anyone asks you for a bribe, send me a video / audio recording of it. Strict action will be taken against the corrupt."

Mann was sworn in as the Punjab chief minister on Wednesday.

Earlier today, Mann said that he will make a big announcement on promises made during the run-up to the Assembly election.

Among its poll promises, the popular ones are 1,000 to all adult women, 300 units of free electricity per month for every household.

The AAP stormed to power after winning 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab Assembly, decimating Congress, the SAD-BSP combine, Punjab Lok Congress and the BJP.

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Published: 17 Mar 2022, 03:50 PM IST
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