"It is the question of Punjab, Punjabi and Punjabiyat which only a Punjabi can feel and understand," he said. Referring to Kejriwal's announcement on Friday that Anandpur Sahib would be made a holy city if AAP is voted to power in the state, Amarinder said Kejriwal did not even have the ‘basic knowledge’ that Amritsar and Anandpur Sahab were already officially declared holy cities.

"This is encyclopedic ignorance that is natural for someone who is alien to the history and culture of the place. At least you won't expect such stupid and silly mistakes from a native Punjabi," he said on the sidelines of the 'Halke Vich Captain' programme.

On Independent MLA brothers Simarjit Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains, who are part of Awaaz-e-Punjab front of Navjot Singh Sidhu, being ‘physically moved out’ of the Assembly for disrupting proceedings, Amarinder said it should have been avoided.

Although the Speaker was within his right to order such action, he should have avoided it and the legislators should have been allowed to put forth their point of view since they are democratically elected representatives of the people, the Congress leader said.

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