Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, October 25
At an all-party assembly chaired by Punjab CM Charanjit Channi on Monday, all political events, barring the BJP, unanimously resolved to ask the BJP-led Central Authorities to withdraw its notification to extend the jurisdiction of BSF from 15 km to 50 km.
It was additionally determined to name a session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha to outrightly reject the Centre’s notification, CM Charanjit Channi stated.
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PPCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu stated the notification on the BSF was timed with coming state Meeting elections and it was politically motivated. The notification amounted to creating state inside a state, he stated.
Sidhu stated legislation and order was a state topic. He cited the instance of West Bengal, the place the BSF was used to inflict torture on individuals throughout the Meeting elections.
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The PPCC chief stated because the BJP had been outrightly rejected by individuals in Punjab, the saffron celebration misusing its powers to “create hassle” within the state. Sidhu stated the Centre had not taken the state into confidence whereas issuing the notification.