- APPREHENDS SERIOUS LAW AND ORDER PROBLEM IN THE STATE FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF MSG
- ‘GAUSHALAS’ TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN EVERY DISTRICT FOR TACKLING THE MENACE OF STRAY ANIMALS
- ASSAILS OPPOSITION FOR FLARING UP ED ISSUE TO SCORE BROWNIE POINTS IN MEDIA
- EXPRESSES SATISFACTION OF RECENTLY CONCLUDED NRI SANGAT DARSHAN
- SAD-BJP ALLIANCE TO FINALIZE SEAT SHARING ARRANGEMENT FOR DELHI SOON
- VOWS TO ERADICATE WATER LOGGING FROM STATE
- SANGAT DARSHAN IN LAMBI ASSEMBLY SEGMENT
NewZNew (Kakhanwali – Sri Muktsar Sahib) : Apprehending serious law and order problem in the state following the release of MSG Movie, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today said that the screening of this movie has been banned on the advisory of the Government of India (GoI).
Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of the Sangat Darshan program of Lambi assembly segment here today, the Chief Minister categorically said that the reports of intelligence agencies of both the State and Centre governments had clearly said that the release of this movie could have led to serious repercussions in terms of law and order problem in the state. Reiterating the firm commitment of the state government to maintain peace and amity, he said that it was their onerous duty to sustain the hard earned peace in Punjab at every cost. “We have received advisory from the Central government to ban this movie and thus the state government acted accordingly in the larger public interest” added Mr. Badal.
Replying to another query, the Chief Minister said that in order to tackle the menace of stray animals in the state, the Punjab government would construct big ‘Gaushalas’ in every district of the state. He said that the state government was taking land on lease for constructing these ‘Gaushalas’ so as to overcome the problem of stray animals. Mr. Badal said that once the land was finalized for these ‘Gaushalas’ the civil work on them would kick off soon.
Coming down heavily on the opposition for blaming the ruling alliance for transfer of Enforcement Directorate (ED) officers from the state, the Chief Minister said that it was on record that this decision has been taken by the Union government on administrative grounds. He said that for the sake of scoring brownie points in the media, the opposition parties were flaring up this issue out of proportion.
Rubbishing the reports regarding any sort of Urea shortage in the state, the Chief Minister categorically said that the state had received far more supplies of urea as compared to the corresponding period of last year. Mr. Badal said that there was hardly any scarcity of urea in the state adding that regular monitoring was being done by the state Agriculture Department to ensure that farmers do not face any difficulty in this regard.
On another query, the Chief Minister, while expressing satisfaction over the recently concluded NRI Sangat Darshans, said that the sole aim of these Sangat Darshan was to mitigate the woes of Punjabi Diaspora settled abroad rather than drawing huge crowds. He said that Sangat Darshan had been very successful exercise as it has helped the state government to ensure prompt redressal of the public complaints.
Commenting on seat sharing arrangement between SAD-BJP alliance for upcoming Delhi polls, the Chief Minister said that seat sharing arrangement was hardly any issue for the SAD-BJP alliance adding that both the alliance partners would soon finalize it. Mr. Badal said that the top brass of both the parties would soon deliberate upon this issue and finalize the seat sharing arrangement.
Earlier addressing the gatherings during Sangat Darshan in village Aadniyaan, Sehna Khera, Sikhwala, Fatuhi khera, Kakhanwali, Panjawa, Khuddian Gulab Singh, Khuddian Maha Singh and Lambi, the Chief Minister vowed to eradicate the menace of water logging from the state. He said that the state government would make all out efforts to save the people from the scourge of this natural disaster. Mr. Badal exhorted the people to extend fulsome support and cooperation to the state government for this cause.
Training his guns against the Congress party, the Chief Minister said that the successive Congress governments at the centre had pursued the policy of excessive centralization of powers due to which the states have suffered a lot. He said that despite of its enormous contribution in making the country self reliant in food production, Punjab had ever remained at receiving ends during the tenure of successive Congress governments at the centre.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by his Special Principal Secretary Mr KJS Cheema, Chairman Punjab Agro Food Grains Corporation Jathedar Dyal Singh Kolianwali, Chairman Mr. Tejinder Singh Middukhera, Chairman Puncofed Mr. Kulwinder Singh Bhai Ka Kera, OSDs to Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Satinderjit Singh Manta and Mr. Avtar Singh Vanwalla, Director Punjab Tube Well Corporation Mr. Harmesh Singh Khuddian, Member Punjab Women Commission Bibi Veerpal Kaur Tarmala, Deputy Inspector General of Police Mr. Amar Singh Chahal and Deputy Commissioner Mr. Jaskiran Singh.