Bathinda, March 11
The state Powercom’s transfer to transform cell phone SIM playing cards of their officers and workers from their present operator Vodafone to Reliance Jio has not gone down properly amongst farmer unions who’ve alleged that the transfer uncovered the state authorities’s anti-farmer stance.
Leaders of the BKU (Ugrahan) and Punjab Kisan Union amongst different unions mentioned the Punjab Authorities had been making “towering claims” of supporting farmers’ stir towards the three agricultural legal guidelines however it had determined to make use of SIM playing cards of Jio towards whom farmers have been holding protests for months now. Speaking to The Press Reporter, Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan, normal secretary, BKU (Ekta Ugrahan), mentioned, “The state authorities has been making statements in assist of the farmers’ agitation to achieve political mileage out of it however the actuality is totally different. Although we welcome that it stood by the motion until now, we vehemently oppose its resolution to change cellular community of Powercom workers to Jio.” — TPR