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AAP Protests Over Multi Crore Scholarship Scam in Pb

(Chd,Pb)AAP Protests Over Multi Crore Scholarship Scam in Pb
 Punjab’s main opposition party AAP on Tuesday held statewide protests and its workers observed fast over the alleged multi-crore post matric scholarship scam.
As per Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Harpal Singh Cheema , hunger strike and demonstrations led by district incharges of the party’s SC wing were held in front of the offices of deputy commissioners in all districts.
Allegations of Rs 64 crore misappropriation from the scholarship fund for Scheduled Caste students had surfaced last year.
Thereafter, the chief minister had directed the state chief secretary to conduct a thorough inquiry.
The chief secretary’s had exonerated Dharamsot.
The Aam Aadmi Party leader also demanded that the state government release pending amount of Rs 1,539 crore under the Post Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Castes (PMS-SCs)