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‘Go and protest in Delhi and Haryana, don’t trigger losses in personal state Punjab’: CM Amarinder Singh to ‘farmer protestors’

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'Go and protest in Delhi and Haryana, do not cause losses in own state Punjab': CM Amarinder Singh to 'farmer protestors'

On Monday (September 13), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh courted controversy after he instigated farmer unions to agitate within the National Capital as an alternative of the State.
While talking concerning the ongoing farmer protests, Captain Singh blamed the demonstrators for inflicting financial loss to Punjab. “I want to tell Punjab farmers that this is their land. Their ongoing protests here are not in the state’s interest,” he said. Furthermore, the veteran Congress chief instigated them to storm Delhi and pressurise the Centre to repeal the farm legal guidelines.
“Instead of holding protests in the state, farmers should mount pressure on the Centre to get farm laws repealed,” he added. As per a report in India Today, Captain Amarinder Singh additionally instigated the farmer protestors to trigger disruptions within the neighbouring State of Haryana. “If the farmers were stopped in Punjab, they would not have reached the Singhu and Tikri borders. You do whatever you want in Haryana and Delhi but why are you causing loss to Punjab?” he emphasised. He has additionally accused the farmers of hampering the event within the state by holding protests at 113 locations in Punjab.
I wish to inform Punjab farmers that that is their land. Their ongoing protests right here should not within the state’s curiosity. Instead of holding protests within the state, farmers ought to mount strain on the Centre to get farm legal guidelines repealed: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh in Hoshiarpur— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2021
The Punjab Chief Minister spoke concerning the matter after laying the inspiration of a authorities faculty in Hoshiarpur. The Punjab Congress has been a vocal supporter of the anti-farm legislation agitation since its onset and has been instigating the protests within the Delhi border.
However, the grand outdated get together needed to soften its stance on occasion to counter the large financial losses.
Recently, whereas the police in his personal state Punjab lathi-charged and fired water cannons on protesting farmers, Amarinder Singh was seen calling out Haryana CM ML Khattar for agency motion in opposition to agitating mobs in Karnal.
Earlier in July, ex-Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jhakar had conceded that it was the Punjab Chief Minister who had instigated the farmers to go to Delhi and protest. Jhakar was talking throughout the inauguration of Navjot Singh Sidhu because the Punjab Congress chief. “BJP leaders are hiding in their homes because farmers are against the black farm laws introduced by the party. If Captain Amarinder had not handled them aptly and sent these farmers to Delhi against the BJP, we would have had to deal with them and their anger in Punjab. This is one of the biggest achievements of our CM,” he had revealed.