Denied meeting with President, Amarinder Singh to lead dharna at Rajghat- The New Indian Express

Denied assembly with President, Amarinder Singh to guide dharna at Rajghat- The New Indian Specific



CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will lead a “relay dharna” of Congress MLAs at Delhi’s Rajghat on Wednesday after President Ram Nath Kovind’s refusal to satisfy a delegation led by him over the Centre’s farm legal guidelines.

Singh had sought an appointment with the President on Wednesday to hunt assent to the payments lately handed by the state meeting in a bid to negate the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines.

However Rashtrapati Bhavan has declined his request for appointment, the state authorities mentioned on Tuesday.

The CM on Tuesday mentioned the protest in Delhi will spotlight the scenario within the state due to the suspension of products trains by the Centre.

The Railways has stopped operating trains to Punjab, saying the farmers protesting towards the farm legal guidelines are nonetheless blocking some tracks.

However the state authorities maintains that they’ve eased the blockade and are permitting items trains to run.

Thermal energy vegetation are shutting down within the state due to lack of coal, the Punjab authorities mentioned.

The CM mentioned since part 144 of the CrPC which prohibits meeting of individuals is in power within the nationwide capital, MLAs will go from Delhi’s Punjab Bhawan to Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘samadhi’ in teams of 4 to carry a relay protest.

Singh will lead the primary batch at 10.30 am.

Aside from the MLAs from the ruling Congress, Singh has urged Punjab legislators from different events to take part.

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