Significantly, senior Congress leader Channi met Prime Minister Modi for the first time after becoming the Chief Minister of Punjab.
Charanjit Singh Channi called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi Amidst the political turmoil in Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Channi has once again reached Delhi on Friday. He met Prime Minister Modi at around four in the evening. The Chief Minister reached Kapurthala House at around quarter to three. After about an hour, the Punjab CM arrived to meet the PM. During the meeting with PM Modi, the Punjab CM has raised the issue of postponing the government procurement of paddy by 10 days. Government procurement of paddy has been postponed for 10 days due to rains in Punjab and Haryana. Earlier the procurement was to start from October 1 but now it will start from October 11. Significantly, senior Congress leader Channi met Prime Minister Modi for the first time after becoming the Chief Minister of Punjab. Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that the procurement of paddy in Punjab starts from October 1, but this time the central government has done it on October 10. I have requested to start it now.Also Read – PM Modi to interact with Gram Panchayats and water committees on Jal Jeevan Mission, National Jal Jeevan Kosh will start
After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said, “After becoming the Chief Minister, there was a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, talks were held in a good atmosphere. I have asked him to end the three bill quarrel, he said that he also wants to find a solution to it. He said, “I talked to the farmers to start talking to them. I have asked to open the India-Pakistan corridor, which was closed due to Kovid, immediately so that devotees can go there to pay their respects. Also Read – Congress’s big allegation, ‘There was a secret agreement between Badal family and Amarinder Singh, they were helping each other!’
According to sources, Channi is also likely to meet senior party leaders during his visit to the national capital amid the ongoing turmoil in the Punjab unit of the Congress. Channi is expected to meet former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday evening before leaving for Punjab. Earlier on Thursday, he also met Navjot Singh Sidhu, who quit the post of Punjab Congress President after getting angry with the party. Also Read – ‘Supreme’ reprimand to farmers demanding protest at Jantar Mantar – ‘You have strangled the whole city and now you…’
Siddu explained the reason for his displeasure to Channi in a point-by-point manner and asked him to make some important changes. In the meeting between Sidhu and Channi that lasted for almost two hours on Friday, they discussed the appointments made by the Punjab government. According to sources, the estrangement between the two has also been resolved to some extent, but there are still some matters on which the issue is stuck. He will be removed from the side of the Congress high command itself.