Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued his tirade against Centre over new farm Laws.
Addressing the digital launch of Smart Village Campaign Phase-2 in Punjab via video conferencing, he said, "I want to assure Sarpanchs that Congress will stand with you always and fight the battle of every farmer, labourer and poor of Punjab," He also said that new farm laws are an attack on the soul of famers.
Amid the border tension at Line of Actual Control in Ladakh between India and China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the matter."Did you hear him say anything on China, have you heard him say the word China over the last couple of months? Why do you think he's not saying it, because he doesn't want to take the attention of the people of this country to face that China has occupied our land. The Chinese has occupied 1200 square kilometer of our territory. I ask the Prime Minister when you are planning to remove the Chinese from Bharat Mata's territory? That is the most important issue right now," said Rahul Gandhi. Several rounds of diplomatic and military talks between the two countries have yet to yield a solution over border dispute.
Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind over killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh. He said, "It is imperative that responsible including policemen who prepared inputs that led to his security cover being withdrawn should be investigated through high-level probe." Speaking to ANI, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) In-Charge, Harish Rawat said, "Partap Singh Bajwa has every right to write to the President but he should have written first to Punjab Chief Minister as law and order is a state subject."
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh handed over to Governor the resolution passed against Centre’s farm laws. Singh said he doesn’t care if President’s rule is imposed or if his government is sacked. Punjab Assembly had passed four bills and a resolution against the Centre’s farm laws. The bills were unanimously passed in the assembly by Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, and Lok Insaaf Party. Watch the full video for more details.
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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Aam Aadmi Party MLA Harpal Singh Cheema and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sharan Jit Singh Dhillon on October 20 handed over to Governor VP Singh Badnore the resolution against Farm Laws passed in the state assembly. Speaking to media, CM Amarinder Singh said, "Punjab's voice has reached the Governor, he will pass it on to the President. I don't care about President's Rule. You want to sack my government? Sack my government, I don't give a damn." "I am doing this for farmers of the state and the country," he added.
In Pune, the body of a COVID-19 patient, who failed to get a ventilator bed in any hospital eventually died at home. He was taken to the crematorium on a hand cart due to the alleged unavailability of ambulance. "He died because he couldn't get a bed in any hospital. When his health deteriorated, we called the ambulance but to no avail," said the village Sarpanch, Nilesh.
Rivers in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district are overflowing as the region has been receiving heavy rainfall from past few days. Incessant rainfall has created havoc in various panchayats and blocks of Udhampur such as Ghordi block and Ritti panchayat. Speaking to ANI, Sarpanch of Ritti Panchayat, Girdhari Lal Padha said, "I urge people not to venture near the rivers and stay indoors. We do not know when the water level will go down." "The region has been receiving continuous rainfall for the past two-three days," he added.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday stepped up his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, telling him the nation wants to know when will the..
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