The Punjab government will soon file a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in Supreme Court seeking complete ban on poppy husk farming so that the poppy husk supply line can be completely eliminated. This was disclosed by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal. at Bathinda.
After addressing a huge gathering of party workers from Bathinda-Mansa areas, while talking to media persons he said that the Rajasthan government's step of shutting down poppy husk vends was a welcome step and the need of the hour was to implement a uniform policy throughout the country in this context. In this regard very soon Punjab government will move to Supreme Court against poppy husk Cultivation and seek uniform policy throughout the country.
Further announcing an important decision Badal announced that the pensioners will not have to go to government offices to get the benefits of pension, the government has conferred all the elected representatives to allow pension of the eligible beneficiaries. He said that in villages panches and sarpanches and in cities municipal councilors will give final shape to the scheme and now no beneficiary will have to run from pillar to post for pension.
Answering a media query on survey that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has conducted, Sukhbir said keeping in view the unprecedented response SAD-BJP government has evoked from masses, the AAP is trying to befool people. He said that many kinds of fake surveys will come to fore before elections but it’s the SAD-BJP government that will come to power again. He said that the hat-trick of SAD-BJP government, keeping in view its last 9 years of development, was inevitable.
When being asked about handing over the baton of organizing elections to youth representatives in forthcoming assembly elections, Badal said that a number of youngsters will be fielded this time. He said that Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal will be the CM candidate for forthcoming SAD-BJP government.