Unconstitutional farm laws, will take BJP to court: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Amarinder said he would fight till his last breath to protect the farmers’ interests in the state.

Published: 21st September 2020 08:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st September 2020 08:59 AM   |  A+A-

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh. (File Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government would take the BJP and its allies, including the Akalis, to court over the new ‘unconstitutional, undemocratic and anti-farmer’ laws of the central government.

He said he would fight till his last breath to protect the farmers’ interests in the state. “We will move the court and fight the draconian legislations as soon as they get the presidential nod and become the law of the land,” he said.

Singh expressed shock at the way the BJP-led Union government ‘brute-forced’ the agriculture Bills through the Rajya Sabha.

The CM questioned the rationale behind putting the ‘controversial and vicious’ Bills, which, he said, was a ‘blatant encroachment’ of 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. 


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp