Sidhu meets Jalandhar leaders welcomes CMs move on PPAs
Sidhu who was in Jalandhar on Thursday to hold one-on-one meetings with groups of workers from every assembly constituency said Of the high commands 18 points I have picked up five issues keeping my ear to the ground. These are justice in sacrilege and firing cases tackling the drug menace revocation of the three farm laws cancellation of the PPAs and resolving issues of protesting employees to the unemployed.I am happy that there is some movement towards implementation of these five points Sidhu who is an MLA from Amritsar East said.Sidhu termed the three farm laws as unconstitutional and an attack on federalism. We have to resolve and tackle this issue of the three farm bills in our own Vidhan Sabha as well. We have to exhibit similar guts as we mustered on the issue of the SYL Satluj Yamuna Link canal.Sidhu added that Punjab gives power subsidy of ₹10 000 crore the highest in the country to its farmers Delhi on the other hand gives only ₹1 700 crore. Congress state working president and Urmar MLA Sangat Singh Gilzian Congress MLAs of Jalandhar district including Pargat Singh Sushil Kumar Rinku Rajinder Beri Hardev Singh Laddi Sherowalia Bawa Henry Chaudhary Surinder Singh were present during his visit.Of four MLAs from Kapurthala Navtej Singh Cheema from Sultanpur Lodhi Rana Gurjit Singh from Kapurthala and Sukhpal Singh Khaira from Bholath gave the meeting a miss. Sources said Cheema was in Delhi Rana Gurjit was in Chandigarh and claimed he got information on Sidhus visit a bit late. Phagwara Congress MLA Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal attended the meeting besides another group from Phagwara of former minister Joginder Singh Mann.