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Navjot Sidhu alleges Capt stalled his proposed law which would have ended Fastway monopoly

Press Reporter Net Desk

Chandigarh, November 25

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu’s tirade towards Fastway, the corporate that allegedly got here to get pleasure from monopoly over the cable TV enterprise within the state in the course of the Badal authorities, and former chief minister Capt Amrinder Singh continued on Thursday.

In a sequence of tweets, he wrote: “5 yrs in the past, I put ahead coverage to eliminate Multi Techniques Operator- Fastway’s monopoly, to recuperate 1000s of crores taxes, empower native operators & give low-cost cable to individuals… with out needed motion towards fastway, it’s inaccurate to recommend resolution of Punjab’s cable woes.”

In one other tweet, he stated: “Take away the trigger & impact will seize! In 2017 I proposed a brand new legislation to recuperate stolen state taxes from fastway by taking management over computer systems & knowledge hidden by fastway monopoly. It could have freed the cable operators from clutches of this monopoly and crammed state coffers!!”, including that: “Fastway has 3-4 occasions TV connections than knowledge it’s sharing with govt. Badals made legal guidelines to guard its monopoly… @capt_amarinder stalled my proposed legislation which might have ended fastway monopoly, bought income for state per connection & decreased TV cable costs for individuals to half.”

Sidhu has repeatedly been elevating the difficulty of tax evasion by Fastway.

He had earlier additionally confirmed an order of the Competitors Fee of India dated July 2012, which stated the conduct of the Fastway group “has not solely resulted in hurt to the shoppers but additionally to the TV business as a complete by depriving them entry to the related market”.

Exhibiting the Fastway dominance, Sidhu had confirmed a TRAI letter, which identified that at one level of day out of the full 24.4 lakh set prime bins within the state, 21.5 lakh belonged to Fastway Transmissions, 1.75 lakh to Hathway and 32,000 to others.

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