Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday asked Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to name 250 schools in the state transformed by his regime to compare the reforms and developments in the schools run by both the governments.
Amarinder Singh had quit the Congress after he put in his papers as the state chief minister following a bitter power tussle with Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
The movement against three new farm laws of the Centre began with a "Dilli Chalo" programme on November 26-27 last year. Since then, the farmers have been camping at three border points of Delhi-Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur.
AAP MLA from Raikot Jagtar Singh Jagga joined the Congress party in presence of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and PPCC Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, while bidding adieu to the Aam Aadmi Party.
“We feel at such times of distress it is imperative that special consideration should be made to fulfil the earlier commitment of Rs 4 lakh by the government,” Channi wrote.
Channi, who visited Pakistan to pay obeisance at the revered shrine Sri Kartarpur Sahib, on his return to the country said: ‘this is a historic occasion as the corridor has been reopened after the pandemic’.
Channi along with a group of 30 people, including his cabinet ministers visited the revered shrine in Pakistan, through Kartarpur corridor.
The Punjab police had registered about 500 FIRs across the state against protesting farmers during the tenure of former CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.
The Sri Kartarpur Sahib corridor-- linking Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal, Pakistan--was Closed in March 2020 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Reiterating his government’s commitment to bring all the culprits involved in the sacrilege cases of the holy scripture Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji to book, CM Channi said that the ongoing investigations in this regard would be brought to the logical end
Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he always implored Union Government to roll back 'black' agri farm laws.
The resignation of Mukesh Berry was preceded by the resignation of APS Deol, the Advocate General of Punjab nine days ago.
The second item on the agenda of the Charanjit Singh Channi government is to please the blue-collar workers before the assembly poll by increasing the minimum wages.
Charanjit Singh Channi, who comes from a poor family, has been on a massive outreach program towards the poor sections of the state.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi had demanded that the Centre should abolish the farm laws by November 8 or else the state government will abolish them at the special session.
In Punjab, petrol will now cost Rs 95 per litre and diesel Rs 83.75 per litre. A decision in this regard was taken in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.
After Centre’s cut in excise duty and further reduction in VAT by the Chandigarh administration and Haryana government, fuel prices have dropped drastically in Chandigarh and Panchkula.
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