Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in an interview with BBC Urdu said that Punjabi Taliban are present in the province but the government is not ready to acknowledge this reality. During the interview, Taseer told BBC Urdu that Punjabi men belonging to Rahim Yaar Khan and Muzaffar Garh were involved in the recent attacks on Ahmedis. Taseer also criticized the PLM - N government, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on the Sasti Roti scheme. According to the report, he said that the scheme was a publicity student and billions of rupees were poured in it to gain popularity. He also blamed the chief minister of Punjab for building seven camp offices, apart from his Raiwind 'Palace and several homes in model town. According to the report, Shahbaz Sharif spent Rs.18 billion on the building of the Raiwind road. When asked by BBC about ordering Rs.2.5 million Mercedes, Taseer said that he already owns a Mercedes and is the owner of companies worth billions of dollars. He said he didnt need a car on government expenses but had ordered one for the Governor House where head of states often visited and needed to be taken around. BBC also asked Taseer why he was so active compared to the governors of other provinces and why he had taken up such a political role. Taseer said that he wants to strengthen the government and not do a shameful job like previous governors.