Wielding sticks and clubs and holding the tricolour and union flags, tens of thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, had clashed with the police
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh alleged that the "attack" was not the handiwork of the peacefully protesting farmers but of AAP workers, whose only agenda is to weaken the farmers' fight.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said he has received a report that 76 farmers from the state have died so far.
The chief minister slammed the Punjab opposition parties over their "campaign of lies, deception, and misinformation" to promote their collective agenda of "instigating" people.
The Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) too condemned the issue of notices and said it was "shameful".
The chief minister acknowledged the receipt of 2,04,500 doses of the Covishield vaccine and also thanked the prime minister for making this vaccine available on priority to healthcare workers (HCWs).
Singh has convened a cabinet meeting on Thursday to discuss the implications of the apex court order.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said his government has finalised petitions to challenge the Centre's farm laws.
Raghav Chadha accused Punjab CM Amarinder Singh of acting like a 'BJP agent' and advised him to 'officially join' the saffron party.
Amarinder Singh said he had 'naturally asked' police to give him regular intelligence updates related to the farmers' protest in Delhi.
Citing news reports about Punjab’s Food and Civil Supplies Minister, AAP alleged that the Congress government has implemented the contentious farm laws in the state.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said the case had been registered correctly in the matter which related to an old song.
The government has repeatedly asserted that the MSP and Mandi systems will stay and has accused the opposition of misleading the farmers.
Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma cited an incident wherein some people unloaded a cow dung trolley in front of BJP leader Tikshan Sud's house in Hoshiarpur.
BJP's request to defer Haryana civic body polls shows panic in party, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
He said the prospect of facing these polls at a time when people were angry over the Centre's new farm laws has put the saffron party leadership in panic.