Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 15
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has accused the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) of being what he referred to as “the primary architects of the three central farm laws”.
Addressing his first press convention after taking on the PPCC chief on Wednesday, Sidhu centered his assault on the Akali and consciously averted focusing on his personal authorities. He stated the three central farm laws have been virtually actual replicas of the contract farming legislation launched in 2013 by the earlier SAD-BJP authorities in Punjab Vidhan sabha.
After stiff opposition, the legislation was placed on maintain.
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Giving clause-by-clause particulars of the Punjab contract farming legislation and the way the BJP-led NDA authorities photocopied the clauses with minor modifications to present it the form of three central farm laws, Sidhu stated: “The BJP and SAD are two sides of the identical coin. The breakup of the alliance was a smokescreen. They have been one and they are going to be one as soon as once more after the elections”.
Sidhu, who accompanied by his 4 working presidents, performed pre-recorded movies of Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal, and Harsimrat Singh Badal first praising and later opposing the identical agriculture laws.
“Be it the dispute over settlement, farm providers, sale of agriculture produce, the jurisdiction of settlement between purchaser and farmer, imposing penalties, most of the clauses within the central farm,” Sidhu stated. “Laws have been copied or offered to the BJP by SAD because it was half of the NDA.”
Sidhu additionally praised the state authorities’s farm mortgage waiver and mortgage debt waiver however with out naming the chief minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, however averted most different questions in regards to the functioning of the Congress authorities.