, Mann Aman Singh Chhina | Chandigarh, Ludhiana |
January 6, 2021 2:24:29 am
PUNJAB BJP leaders Surjit Kumar Jayani and Harjeet Singh Grewal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Tuesday night on the problem of the continued farmers’ agitation and urged him that the problem must be “resolved prior to later”.
Jayani, chairman of the eight-member panel of Punjab BJP leaders coordinating with farmers’ unions from the state, instructed The Indian Express over telephone after the hour-long assembly: “The PM is conscious of your entire scenario. We apprised him briefly concerning the magnitude of protests outdoors homes of 32 BJP leaders, together with my home in Fazilka district…We requested him that this subject be resolved prior to later.”
Jyani, a former state minister, additionally stated, “The PM is actually frightened concerning the farmers… He requested us who’s the one chief out of those greater than 40 (union leaders) who can discuss with the ministers and has the authority to take selections.”
Whereas the leaders didn’t reveal many particulars concerning the assembly, sources stated the get together’s high management desires Modi to fulfill the farmer union leaders.
Stating that such a gathering “can’t be dominated out”, Jayani stated, “It will depend on the union leaders – in the event that they search time from PM, there’s a protocol. However I’m hopeful that talks on January 8 will yield constructive outcomes.”
Grewal stated, “We acquired constructive vibes after the assembly. Within the Nineties, when he (Modi) was the organisational secretary of Punjab, he had even come to my residence, and he remembered that. We’ve got been deputed by state (BJP) president Ashwani Sharma to be in Delhi, so one can not say that the state management was ignored. In reality, we’re representing the state management.”
Sources stated the 2 leaders spoke concerning the farm unions of Punjab and previous protests within the state. Additionally they knowledgeable the PM concerning the public temper in Punjab.
Jayani stated that Modi had additionally visited his residence in Kathera village of Fazilka within the late 90s when he was organisational secretary.
Sources within the BJP stated that this assembly was solely between Jayani and Grewal and the PM and that no different chief from Punjab was current. “This was as a result of solely these two leaders had sought time from the PM. Because of this the state president Ashwani Sharma, the Union minister representing Punjab, Som Parkash, and the nationwide common secretary from Punjab, Tarun Chugh, weren’t current on this assembly,” a pacesetter stated.
Surjit Kumar Jayani was appointed chairperson of a committee to work together with the farmers and discover a answer to the imbroglio. As reported by The Indian Categorical final month, Jayani had criticised his personal get together management for not listening to farmers and had appealed to the PM, Residence Minister Amit Shah and get together president J P Nadda to speak to farmers.
Subsequently, Jayani was known as for assembly with Amit Shah. Grewal has been very vocal defending the farm legal guidelines, for which he has confronted extreme criticism from varied quarters in Punjab who’ve threatened him with social boycott.