The country has paid the price of upsetting Punjab in the past, he said, referring to former prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination during Khalistan militancy.
Like political parties, villagers from the border areas in Punjab too are up in arms against the Centre’s decision extend jurisdiction of the Border Security Force.
The Army officials further clarified that the ex-servicemen of the unit had arranged tea for the serving personnel while they were moving from one location to another.
In Karnal, the Haryana Police used water cannons to disperse protesting farmers after they tried to lay siege on Khattar's residence.
Farmers expressed apprehension that they would suffer if their crop is not purchased at the grain markets.
The governments of Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh have extended their support to the bandh, and the effect of protest was seen in these states.
Sad at not being able to hand over job letters to kin of 150 deceased farmers: Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh made it clear that he would continue to support the farmers in their battle for survival and justice.
Will warn political parties not to enter villages campaigning for Assembly election
Amid his ongoing power tussle with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Congress Punjab state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu called for a 5-7 day assembly session to discuss farmers' problems.
Farmers had blocked a national highway and rail tracks in Jalandhar, saying the recent price hike announced by the state government was inadequate as their production cost had spiralled considerably.
Farmers have blocked a national highway and rail tracks over the issues in Punjab's Jalandhar, forcing the authorities to cancel train or divert traffic.
Scores of farmers on Friday launched an indefinite agitation in Jalandhar and blocked train movement on the Ludhiana-Amritsar and the Ludhiana-Jammu railway routes.
The new outfit, he claimed, will win a majority in the house and frame laws in the interests of farmers, traders and labourers on their own strength.
Around two dozen BJP leaders from Punjab met Nadda at the party headquarters here.
Punjab had been one of the best performing so far as the management of the pandemic is concerned, Amarinder Singh claimed.