CHAKWAL - PML-Q senior central leader and Deputy Prime Minister Ch Pervaiz Elahi has challenged Shahbaz Sharif to a comparative survey of development projects executed in Punjab over the past five years and the previous government.He said that Khadm-e-Aala should not cheat on people of the province on the basis of fake and false survey. He termed "Jangla Bus service" as the biggest scandal of Asia due to lack of transparency. Addressing a big public meeting here at Talagang on Sunday, Pervaiz Elahi claimed that his government in Punjab executed development projects worth Rs22 billion in Chakwal and Talagang, adding that the "so-called" Khadm-e-Aala even took away machinery from Talagang Hospital established during his government.The public meeting was also addressed by Hafiz Ammar Yasir, Sardar Amjad Ilyas, Malik Asad Ali Khan, Syed Taqleed Shah, PPP leader Raja Shahjahan, PPP MPA Fauzia Behram, Malik Qadeer Altaf and Peer Syed Nisar Qasim whereas those seated on the occasion included Muhammad Basharat Raja, Raasikh Elahi, Sardar Khurrum Nawab, Malik Muzaffar Khan, Malik Allah Yar Khan Dandah, Dr Khalid Ranjha and Sheikh Saeed Ahmad among others. People kept chanting slogans of "Ghazioon aur Shaheedoon Key Mohsin, Ch Pervaiz Elahi" enthusiastically quite frequently.Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy PM charged that "Jangla Bus Service" was the biggest corruption in the history of Asia and Transparency International should take its notice. "Our prosperous Punjab has been turned into "Kangla" by inefficient Chief Minister. However he (Shahbaz) should remember that people would expel him from the province in the upcoming general elections," he elaborated. Pervaiz Elahi dubbed the PML-N MNAs and MPAs as 'deaf and dumb' for keeping mum when medical machinery was being taken away from Talagang Hospital, adding that murder case should be registered against the Punjab CM and local PML-N MNAs and MPAs if any death occurred due lack of machinery in the hospital.The PML-Q senior leader said that Chakwal and Talagang was the land of brave people, Ghazis and Shaheeds. "I am grateful to you (people) for the love and affection you bestowed on me; I regard Talagang and Chakwal as my home", he averred. The Deputy PM pointedly stated that his government had executed record development works in the entire province including South Punjab without any discrimination, adding that "Khadm-e-A'ala" had dumped funds of other districts in Jangla Bus Service. He alleged that due to flopped schemes like Jangla Bus Service, Laptop Scheme and Ashiana Scheme, the exchequer of Punjab was empty and there was no money even to pay salaries to the govt employees. The N-League could not held local bodies elections in five years and instead abolished our local bodies system of public service," he observed.Ch Pervaiz Elahi challenged Shahbaz Sharif to get conducted a survey on development projects executed during his (Shahbaz's) three tenures and his (Elahi) single tenure. He maintained that focus of development projects during his government was the common man whgich could be judged from the introduction Punjab Emergency Services (Rescue 1122), adding that for the first time his government provided free textbooks up to Matriculation, established centres for special children and brick-lined water courses, provided tractors and laser-levellers, exempted land up to 12 and half acres from tax, constructed over 37,000 kilometres of roads all across the province.He regretted that unfortunately the N-League parliamentarians could not do anything for the people of this area.Ch Pervaiz Elahi asked the people to join hands with him for the security of country and betterment and prosperity of Punjab. He claimed that lion had no brain and that's why N-League leaders were coming up imprudent plans. "Cycle takes its rider to destination without petrol and diesel and because of this we are completing our projects", he pointed out. He pledged that if blessed with opportunity by Almighty Allah, he would eliminate deprivations of people of the area. Speaking on the occasion, PML-Q leader Hafiz Ammar Yassir called Shahbaz Sharif "Zaalim-e-A'ala" for "what he called" closure of Talagang Hospital and constructing of 27-km long road in Lahore by depriving poor people of health facilities. He said that credit for development works to-date in the area went to Ch Raasikh Elahi, son of Ch Pervaiz Elahi. He also demanded the Army Chief to get a military hospital constructed on this land of the Ghazis and Shaheeds to provide modern healthcare to people of this far-off area.This news was published in The Nation newspaper. Read complete newspaper of 18-Feb-2013 here.