Muktsar, September 25
SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal led a tractor march from his Badal village in Muktsar district residence to protest the contentious farm bills on Friday.
While he drove the tractor, his wife and former union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal sat beside him. She had resigned in protest against the Farm Bills.
Badal announced that SAD would hold “Punjab Kisan March” on October 1 from Takht Damdama Sahib, Akal Takht Sahib and Anandpur Sahib to Chandigarh against the three farm.
The Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, have been passed by both Houses and await presidential assent.