Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh also announced that as soon as the water level recedes, a special 'girdawari' (crop loss assessment) would be conducted to ensure adequate compensation for the affected farmers.
The Congress government inherited 14 Land Cruiser vehicles from the previous SAD-BJP government and added two more to the fleet later. The latest Land Cruiser and its bullet-proofing will cost more than Rs 1.75 crore.
In a cabinet reshuffle on June 6, Amarinder had divested Sidhu of his Local Bodies and Tourism and Culture Affairs portfolios citing non-performance and assigned him the Power and New and Renewable Energy department.
Reacting to Sidhu's resignation from his cabinet, Amarinder said, "I have no issues with him, I had in fact given him a very important portfolio after the reshuffle. It was his decision to quit the Cabinet".
Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh said that Navjot Singh Sidhu would campaign for the party in the upcoming state assembly elections. Amarinder Singh said and I quote: “Sidhu is with us, his wife is with us. He does not want to fight from any seat but will campaign with us. On Wednesday, Singh […]
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said that the only way to stop bloodshed in the country was through peace talks and not through military actions. Responding to the scheduled India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary-level talks being deferred, Singh said if India wants to stop this bloodshed, it can only be done through peace talks, not through military actions.