Punjab

Punjab: SAD to gherao CM Charanjit Singh Channi's residence on Sept 29

By Rajan Nath -- September 23, 2021 3:09 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Punjab News: Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday announced that it will gherao the newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's residence on September 29.

Shiromani Akali Dal leader Prem Singh Chandumajra demanded the market price of any land be quadrupled. Also, he accused the Punjab government of stealing farmers' lands.

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Shiromani Akali Dal on Twitter: "Procurement already 10 days late & being  further delayed due to an unprepared state govt. @capt_amarinder-led govt  must remove hurdles placed in the way of wheat procurement

The newly-appointed Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi should promise to give triple compensation to the farmers, he said.

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He said that a convoy of tractors will move from Gurudwara Sri Amb Sahib Patshahi Satvi to gherao the CM's residence. The gherao is scheduled to take place at 11 am on September 29.

Meanwhile, SAD leader Maheshinder Grewal asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to "not interfere in Sikh institutions; Congress tried and it faced the consequences."

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The government is trying to please the corporate houses, said Chandumajra.

A delegation will meet the Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit on September 24 and hand over the memorandum on the same issue, he added.

-PTC News