Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, December 9
Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) chief Captain Amarinder Singh congratulated farmers on the successful completion of the year-long agitation against agricultural laws, hoping that it would pave the way for a more constructive political climate for the progress of the farming community. What will happen. They are the backbone of India’s economic growth and stability.
Amarinder said he is happy that the farmers’ fight has reached its logical conclusion and that the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have agreed in principle to follow the decision of their previous government in Punjab, which took its stand during the agitation. Was. Compensation was given to the families of farmers who lost their lives. Captain Amarinder Singh’s government had announced financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh and job to one member farmer family in December 2020 and January 2021 respectively.
In a statement today, the former Chief Minister expressed relief that the agitating farmers, farm laborers and their families, who have been camping along the borders of Delhi since November last year, will finally be back in their homes.
Captain Amarinder Singh expressed hope that the pending issue of MSP, for which a committee has been constituted by the Center, would be resolved soon as per the satisfaction of the farmers. He further expressed hope that all future laws and decisions relating to the farming community, which have been at the forefront of India’s progressive march since independence, would be taken in a spirit of mutual consent after due consultation with all stakeholders.
Emphasizing his party’s support for the farmers, Captain Amarinder Singh said that he would do everything possible to protect their interests and ensure their welfare as before. He said that as the Chief Minister of Punjab, he has not only supported the farmers’ fight for repeal of agricultural laws, but has also ensured that they do not stand a chance even when they are sitting in protest across the state. be given. Don’t get upset in any way. Heading towards Delhi.
The former chief minister pointed out that in June 2020, he had called an all-party meeting to scrap three agriculture ordinances. He said his government has passed a resolution to repeal the ordinances passed by the Punjab Assembly in August.