Days after Governor V P Singh Badnore mentioned he would summon the Punjab Chief Secretary and DGP over harm to cell towers within the state, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday mentioned the Governor ought to have taken up the matter with him as he’s the custodian of the Home portfolio.
“While the propaganda of the BJP on collapse of law and order in the state was nothing more than a tactic to divert attention from the farm laws issue and the resultant farmers’ agitation, if the Governor nevertheless had any concerns on the situation, he should have taken up the matter directly with him (Amarinder) as custodian of the Home Portfolio,” mentioned the CM in a press release.
Terming unlucky the truth that the Governor had bowed to the antics of the BJP, the CM noticed that it had taken only a day for the previous to react to the state BJP management’s criticism of purported legislation and order collapse in Punjab.
Amarinder slammed the state BJP management for “adding fuel to fire, with their irresponsible statements, in the already charged atmosphere triggered by the draconian farm laws”. He termed it a vicious sport plan of the occasion to undermine the peaceable agitation of the farmers by calling a couple of minor incidents of injury to some cell towers as a legislation and order downside.