Updated: October 20, 2020 11:08:04 am
AAP MLAs spent the night time contained in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha advanced in protest in opposition to the incumbent Congress authorities for not sharing copies of its Bill in opposition to agriculture legal guidelines in addition to others launched within the House. On the primary day of the particular meeting session convened to move a Bill that may bypass the Centre’s farm legal guidelines, the AAP MLAs sat on a dharna within the nicely of the House demanding copies of the Bills.
The MLAs, nevertheless, moved from the nicely of the House to the Members’ Lounge after the Vidhan Sabha officers identified that the House must be sanitised for anti-Covid measures else the session can’t be held on Tuesday.
Wearing black robes with slogans written on them, the MLAs did Facebook Live periods whereas sitting within the House even because the Vidhan Sabha workers assured them that they might be given copies of the Bills by 5 pm, which didn’t occur. The AAP protest was paying homage to the in a single day Congress protest within the House in 2016 in opposition to the then SAD-BJP authorities.
In his Facebook Live from the nicely of the House, AAP MLA from Sunam, Aman Arora, mentioned that Congress in addition to SAD and BJP had an analogous angle in direction of the agriculture legal guidelines.
“Before the particular session, the Congress authorities ought to have known as a seminar the place representatives of all political events ought to have been invited together with representatives of farmers, authorized and constitutional consultants in addition to agriculture consultants to deliberate on the way in which ahead. The farmers are the worst affected and it’s logical that their voice ought to have been heard first,” mentioned Arora.
The AAP MLAs mentioned it was unhappy that the Congress authorities had not shared any draft of any laws that they needed to carry in opposition to the Centre’s legal guidelines with the opposition events or the farmers. “It appears they don’t seem to be bringing any laws to avoid wasting the farmers. It seems they’re bringing some regulation to avoid wasting the Congress get together in 2022 elections as it’s in doldrums proper now,” Arora added.
AAP MLA Kultar Singh Sandhwan mentioned that it was fairly unusual that the Capt Amarinder authorities had known as a session of the House on agriculture legal guidelines however was not informing MLAs on what wanted to be completed to counter them. “What is the Bill being introduced? Media has been intentionally stored out of the House on pretext of Covid norms…,” he mentioned.
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