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Captain Amarinder welcomes PM Modi's announcement on farm laws

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 19, 2021 11:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement to repeal the three black farm laws.

He immediately took to Twitter and posted his reaction (read below).

Later, his media advisor also took to Twitter, which hints at Captain Amarinder Singh joining hands with the BJP.

Earlier, amid speculation of him joining the BJP, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence in Delhi. The two leaders had reportedly discussed the prolonged agitation by farmers against the Centre's three farm laws, Captain Amarinder Singh's media advisor had said.

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"Discussed the prolonged farmers’ agitation against farm laws and urged him to resolve the crisis urgently with repeal of the laws and guarantee MSP, besides supporting Punjab in crop diversification," Captain Amarinder Singh's media advisor Raveen Thukral quoted him as saying.

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Punjab Lok Congress: Capt Amarinder Singh announces name of his party - India News

After a prolonged power struggle with Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, Captain Amarinder Singh had resigned as the Chief Minister of the state.

-PTC News

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