A blatant encroachment on the State’s powers, he says.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the Congress government will take the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies, including the Akalis, to court over the unconstitutional, undemocratic and anti-farmer laws of the Central government.
“We will move the courts and fight the draconian legislations as soon as they get the Presidential nod and become the law of the land,” he said.
The Chief Minister questioned the rationale behind putting the controversial and vicious Bills, which he said were a blatant encroachment on the State’s powers and control of the agriculture sector, to voice vote, despite strong reservations by the Opposition and inadequate numbers in the House. “Why did the House not go for division of votes on this critical issue, which has even divided the ruling National Democratic…