‘Cong, AAP misleading farmers on ordinances’

‘Cong, AAP misleading farmers on ordinances’

Tribune News Service

Patiala, July 2

The chief spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Punjab unit, Anil Sareen, today said the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were misleading farmers on recent ordinances passed by the Central Government.

At a press conference in the city today, he said, “Statements of Congress state president Sunil Jhakhar and AAP leader Bhagwant Mann are ‘fabricated and malicious’.”

“The BJP-led Central Government has given farmers the right to sell their produce to the highest bidder in the market,” he added.

“The MSP for crops will not be discontinued. Farmers need not worry about not getting buyers for their crops. Market committees will function as before. We promise farmers of Punjab that the BJP is committed to protecting agriculture in the state,” he said.

“The Government of Punjab has already incorporated three ordinances in its Mandi Act, 2017,” he added.

Sareen also pointed out that the Central Government had provided enough packages to the Punjab Government to help people of the state.

Don't Miss

Tracing the origins of Pashmina

Tracing the origins of Pashmina

Up against issues of racism Down Under

Up against issues of racism Down Under

Why we need to mock ourselves a little, reset our systems

Why we need to mock ourselves a little, reset our systems

Trump’s coup de tweet

Trump’s coup de tweet

Respect every opinion

Respect every opinion

Top Stories

64% health workers take jab, poor show in Punjab

64% health workers take jab, poor show in Punjab

Day 1: Some operational hitches | 1,91,181 vaccinated at 3,3...

Punjab civic body poll on Feb 14

Punjab civic body poll on Feb 14

Model code comes into force | Counting of votes on Feb 17

Poor visibility, flights delayed

Poor visibility, flights delayed

More snow in HP from January 22: IMD

Cities

View All