New Delhi, ANI. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Thursday. In the meeting, many important matters including the restoration of Punjab’s quota in the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMS) were discussed. Giving information about this, the Chief Minister said, ‘There was a discussion in the Bhakra Beas Management Board regarding the re-introduction of Punjab’s quota. There is no notification regarding the MSP of Basmati, so the farmers should not suffer, there was talk in this regard. He said, ‘The incident that happened in Patiala regarding law and order was discussed in detail. Rise above the party and cooperate in the matter of national security. 10 more companies of paramilitary force will be sent to Punjab, 10 companies have already been sent.
For this, Bhagwant Mann had reached the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday afternoon itself. In this meeting, the issues of border security, BBMS and farmers’ protest were discussed between the two leaders. Along with this, Bhagwant Mann also gave details of the ongoing investigation in the case of rocket grenade attack on the Intelligence Headquarters in Mohali to the Home Minister.
It is worth mentioning that the United Kisan Morcha had staged a sit-in near the Chandigarh-Mohali barrier for their demands. Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann also met the protesting farmers in Mohali on Wednesday. During the meeting, the farmers were assured to meet the Home Minister and discuss many issues.
Delhi | Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann arrives at the Ministry of Home Affairs to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah
They are expected to hold discussions on the issues of border security, Bhakra Beas Management Board and farmers’ protest. pic.twitter.com/hBLLGZ4Ygw
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May 19, 2022
On March 8, the then Congress Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi had also met the Union Home Minister and asked him to reconsider the Centre’s decision to appoint officers from outside Punjab to the BBMS. In February, the Center had issued a notification ordering modification of the provisions of BBMS. Let us inform that these provisions were regarding the prescribed selection process for the appointment of two chief officers in BBMS. According to this, in the appointment of two members for power and agriculture, eligible candidates were to be selected from Punjab and Haryana.
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