Rashtrapati Bhavan has scheduled the meeting at 5 pm. The protocol of Covid-19 will be taken into account and only five leaders will be able to meet.
Leaders of opposition parties will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5 PM today on the Kisan Bill. Rashtrapati Bhavan has set a time of 5 p.m. to meet leaders of opposition parties. The sources have informed about this.
In the meantime, the protocol to the Covid-19 will be followed and only five leaders can meet the president. The opposition parties had sought an appointment for the meeting.
Farmers’ Tractor Rally
The protests are continuing over the bills related to farmers. On Wednesday, a group of Congress workers and farmers held a tractor rally in Ludhiana’s Mullanpur Dakha against the passage of agricultural reform bills in Parliament.
Navjot Singh Sidhu will stage a dharna against the Kisan Bill today. Sidhu’s dharna will take off at the hall gate in Amritsar, marching from Bhandari Bridge in Amritsar to Hall Gate. Navjot Sidhu will come out for the first performance a year after he quit as cabinet minister. Sidhu resigned from the captain’s cabinet after the Lok Sabha elections. Since then Sidhu has been in public life.
A lot of protests taking place in Punjab
There is a lot of opposition in Punjab as farmers and traders are likely to end the APMC markets. That is why major political parties in the state have opposed the agriculture bills. In the same episode, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has resigned from the Modi cabinet in protest against the agriculture-related bills.
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh breaks fast
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh ended his 24-hour fast today. Saddened by the dealings with him in the House, he had kept a 24-hour fast from yesterday till today. Eight MPs were suspended for the entire session on abuse charges with the deputy chairman.