Tribune Information Service
Chandigarh, August 22
State AAP chief and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema has requested the Congress authorities to dedicate A minimal of two days to agriculture By way of the forthcoming Meeting session So as that roadmap (coverage) Might be ready for advertising of all various crops, collectively with sugarcane.
The AAP chief slammed the Congress over a meagre hike Inside the state suggested worth (SAP) of sugarcane and excellent Rs 160-crore dues in the direction of sugar mills.
Cheema said there was no distinction Inside the stance of central and state authoritiess on the farmers’ problem. “Each authoritiess are anti-farmer and professional-agency. As a Outcome of of which farmers have been pressured to launch an agitation,” he added.
In A press launch, Cheema said the AAP had been demanding a particular session on agriculture For A very Very prolonged time However the ruling Congress was shying away from a dialogue.
Cheema alleged the Unhappy-BJP and Congress authoritiess had by no means taken the agriculture sector critically, due to which the sector had gone beneath the administration of the Centre.
He said simply as PM Narendra Modi was “hurting” farmers by “favouring” A pair of agency homes, Capt Amarinder Singh was destroying the sugarcane farmers of Punjab.
Cheema further said after 2017-18, The federal authorities had mocked sugarcane growers by growing the SAP by Rs 15 per quintal for 2021-22.
“Whereas farmers staged professionaltests As quickly as Shortly looking for arrears worth crores of rupees owed by cooperatives And private mills, the Congress authorities labored beneath strain of the mill mafia,” he said.
Cheema demanded the resignation of Cooperative Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on The drawback.