Punjab minister Randhawa provides call for united struggle against three agri-marketing associated ordinances | Ludhiana News


JALANDHAR: Addressing the gathering after unfurling the national flag in Guru Gobind Singh Stadium through 74th Freedom Day parties , Punjab Cooperation and Jails minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa highlighted need to get a collective struggle against the 3 agriculture ordinances introduced from the union authorities to protect the interests of youth and farmers.
The Union appealed the people particularly youth, farmers’ associations and other people to operate in unison to induce the union administration for withdrawing those ordinances which would remove Minimum Support Price (MSP).
He contested the Union government asking why it hadn’t declared MSP for maize, pulses, sunflower crop because of that farmers had been forced to sell the harvest on meagre cost. The minister stated that the farmers of Punjab will be in a position to perform marketing of the harvest without MSP therefore the ordinances will include just worries for its farming community.
He stated that Punjab had stayed in the forefront consistently in harvest farmers and procurement were getting the payment for their harvest on the grounds of MSP.
He recalled his dad and former Punjab minister Santokh Singh Randhawa had unfurled the flag throughout such role from the 1980s.
On the event, divisional commissioner Raj Kamal Chaudhary, deputy commissioner Ghanshyam Thori, police commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, SSP Jalandhar Rural Satinder Singh were also present in addition to other senior officers and local MLAs.
Meanwhile Randhawa inaugurated projects worth Rs 152 crore about to Jalandhar for fostering the infrastructure’s development.


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