Chandigarh, September 11, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
The Shiromani Akali Dal has decided to observe September 17 as Black day on completion of one year of enactment of three farm laws. Party workers along side farmers will hold a protest march from Gurdwara Rakabganj to Parliament demanding repeal of the three agri laws.
A decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of party MLA s, District Presidents, Halqa Sewadars and members of the core committee was presided over by party President S. Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Disclosing this in a statement issued here today, party Senior Vice President Dr Daljit Singh Cheema said party leaders and workers along with famers of Punjab will participate in this protest march and he appealed to everyone to participate wholeheartedly in the same. He also disclosed that before beginning of Protest March Ardaas will be performed for repeal of three farm laws.
It is worth mentioning here that on this day Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Sukhbir Singh Badal had vehemently opposed passage of three farm laws in Parliament and they were only two MPs who voted against these bills. After that Akali Dal representative Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigned from the ministry after which the SAD quit NDA and also broke its alliance with the BJP.
Dr Cheema also said that Akali Dal is only Political party which had sacrificed Ministership and alliance for cause of farmers whereas others only claimed to have resignation letters in thier pockets which were never tendered. He said that Akali Dal has stood like rock with farmers’ cause and will continue to do so till the black laws were not repealed.