Punjab CM Channi to meet PM Modi today in Delhi

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Channi had left for Delhi from Chandigarh today. According to the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the CM will take up farmers’ issues including repeal of agricultural laws and postponement of paddy procurement date.

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Friday.

Channi had left for Delhi from Chandigarh today. According to the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the CM will take up farmers’ issues including repeal of agricultural laws and postponement of paddy procurement date.

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi will meet PM Narendra Modi in Delhi today. The CM will take up farmers’ issues, including the repeal of agricultural laws and postponing the date of paddy procurement. The reopening of the Kartarpur Corridor is also on the agenda. CMO.

Punjab Chief Minister on Thursday sought personal intervention from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution to withdraw its letter regarding suspension of paddy procurement and to allow the state to release paddy from October 1. be allowed to start purchasing. October 11 proposed

Earlier in the day, Channi also said that farmers’ protest is an important issue and the Center should take it seriously and not make the state another J&K.

Last month, after several rounds of talks, Channi was chosen for the new CM by the Congress high command, following the resignation of Captain Amarinder Singh.

These developments came a few months before the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections.

(ANI)

First published:October 1, 2021, 12:40 pm

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