The Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday stated it deliberate to maneuver a personal member’s invoice within the subsequent meeting session searching for the elimination of amendments made to the Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets Act, 2017.
SAD legislature social gathering chief Sharanjit Dhillon alleged the amended Act has put farmers on the mercy of personal gamers so far as pricing and sale of their produce have been involved.
He stated the institution of personal advertising and marketing yards and direct buy of produce from farmers had taken away the safety which had earlier been given underneath the Act.
Mr Dhillon stated he has requested Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Ok P Singh to permit the invoice to be launched within the forthcoming particular session on October 19 by waiving off the necessary discover interval of 15 days to maneuver such payments.
“The private member’s bill seeks to undo the damage caused to farmer interests by the amendments introduced in the Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets Act, 2017 by the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government,” he stated in a press release.
“I have made this request keeping in view the non-availability of the mandatory period due to the present special circumstances,” Mr Dhillon informed reporters.
A particular session of the Punjab Assembly can be held on October 19 whereby the state authorities will usher in a laws to counter the lately enacted farm legal guidelines by the central authorities.
The SAD had on Thursday urged the Speaker to permit it to maneuver one other personal member’s invoice demanding all the state be declared as one ”mandi” (principal market yard) to guard the pursuits of farmers of Punjab.
“Now the ball is in the Congress government’s court. If it does not accept these bills which reflect the sentiments of Punjabis, it will be clear that the government is against the farmers, farm labourers and ”arhtiyas” (commission agents),” Mr Dhillon added.
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