The chief minister Amarinder Singh said that the state government has been able to resolve some critical issues such as the enhancement of the Cash Credit Limit (CCL) for food procurement.
In a letter to the PM, Amarinder has requested him to convene a meeting of Chief Ministers of the affected States along with the Union Ministers for Agriculture, Food and Environment on the issue
Making the announcement at a specially convened press conference Amarinder said that the arrests had exposed “a major conspiracy hatched by ISI to fan communal disturbances and disrupt peace in the state”.
“There was no question of planning such a meeting on Monday as the Himachal Pradesh campaign programme for the day had already been finalised by the AICC,” Amarinder was quoted as saying
“In fact, it was during the rule of the Badals when the state witnessed two fidayeen (terror) attacks,” Amarinder Singh said
“The manner in which people associated with a particular ideology, a specific religion and class are being killed, suggests that some powers are hell bent on spoiling the communal harmony and peace in the state,” said Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla.
Kaur in the video urged Sushma Swaraj to come to her rescue and help her in returning to India. The two women who were traveling to Malaysia were sent to Saudi Arabia by agents and given some work.
Sukhpal Khaira, said the CM’s remarks were “perplexing” because even with the law and order machinery of the state at his disposal along with the Special Task Force (STF) constituted to investigate drug trade, he was still waiting for evidence.
‘Personally feel many SAD leaders linked to drug trade, won’t spare guilty’
Stating that the goondaraj “unleashed by the Congress leaders and party workers” had even emboldened anti social and anti national elements, Sukhbir Singh Badal said the state had witnessed a number of murders designed to spoil the communal harmony.
Asserting that his government had announced the loan waiver scheme in Punjab Assembly in June this year, Amarinder said that Badal failed to even turn up for the session
On Tuesday, Gosain, who was the mukhya sikshak of Mohan shakha of the RSS, was shot dead by two assailants on a motorbike outside his residence in Ludhiana’s Gagandeep colony.
The Gurdaspur result has once again shown that the Congress was on the path of revival across the country, Amarinder said.
In a rare instance, former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal has not joined the campaign for the Gurdaspur bypoll.
It started when Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar hinted at the possibility of Punjab Police’s collusion with Honeypreet while she was on the run for 38 days.