Considering his popularity in Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu, who enjoys a clean image, is in demand. This has made the Congress sit up and sharpen efforts to placate him.
According to sources, many in the party feel that if Navjot Singh Sidhu goes to AAP, it could pose a challenge to Congress in the 2022 assembly election.
CM Amarinder Singh said that things were turning bad as “out of 2,986 Covid cases till yesterday, 1,471 had a travel history and 1,515 were local infections which means community spread”.
For six decades, Punjab has been the top wheat producer and it has paid a price by using fertilisers, pesticides and over-exploiting its underground aquifers.
As on Saturday, as many as 2,59,799 industrial units had started operating in the state and 1,21,190 shops had opened up thereby increasing the demand of power supply.
For six decades, Punjab has been the top wheat producer and it has paid a price by using fertilisers, pesticides and over-exploiting its underground aquifers. The agriculture state not only has a huge pesticide overload but is also facing desertification.
On Tuesday, the state government realised that the Centre had in its June 6 orders stated that community kitchens could be run following social distancing norms and hygiene.
Bajwa said, “I have a brotherly advice for the CM because I respect him a lot. Out of this respect I want to remind him of the promise he made ahead of 2017 Assembly election that this would be his last election.
Party General secretary incharge Asha Kumari had told Indian Express that Congress was not in favour of getting Kishor on board.
As per the guidelines, mall visitors are required to have COVA app on their phones. A family will allowed to enter a mall even if one of the members has the app in his/her phone, the guidelines say.
According to the guidelines issued by the Punjab government Saturday, restaurants or food courts in malls will not operate except for take away or home delivery.
Kumari had come to Punjab after three months and the pressing reason was Amarinder trying to sign Kishor.
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Although the CM is learnt to be trying to get Prashant Kishor on Punjab Congress board for 2022 Assembly election, a few Congress leaders believe that Navjot Singh Sidhu was in touch with PK, who was trying to take him to AAP, the main opposition party in Punjab.
Prashant Kishor had on Tuesday made it clear that he was not interested in taking up work with the Congress in “bits and pieces”. He had stated that Punjab and Madhya Pradesh Chief Ministers had contacted him but he was “not inclined.”
The corridors of government have already been speculating that she could be the next chief secretary given the confidence posed by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in the officer-couple.
Bajwa, a former state Congress president, Tuesday accused his own party’s government in Punjab of not taking concrete steps to ensure the outstanding payment of Rs 681.48 crore to sugarcane growers.
The cess has been imposed in the form of additional assessed fee (AAF) on on imported foreign liquor and beer and additional excise duty (AED) on other types of liquor. The revenue generated will be used for combating Covid in the state.
The government also allowed the movement of persons till 9 pm. The night curfew will continue for eight hours till 5 am, as per the guidelines issued by the Punjab Home Affairs and Justice Department.
The source added, “Prashant Kishor is too busy with West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. He is not keen on Punjab. He has not visited the state even once after 2017 Assembly elections. He did not even keep in touch. He has not even made a phone call to anyone. We will see what happens.”