Chief Minister made a big announcement: Waiver of dues of 53 lakh families who did not pay electricity bills

Chief Minister of Punjab

 In a big announcement, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said on Wednesday that the government will waive off the dues of 53 lakh people who consume 2 kW of electricity in the state. CM Channi said that people whose electricity connections have been disconnected due to non-payment of dues will be restored without any charges.  I have been visiting the villages of Punjab regularly and electricity is a big issue. 

Due to non-payment of excessive bills, meters of many houses were disconnected The Punjab government will pay the bills of 53 lakh families who cannot pay the electricity bills. 75-80% of consumers fall under the 2kW category.  His last bill will be taken care of. The disconnected power connection will be re-established.Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi said that the government is forming a committee at the block level with the help of the panchayat.  Our committee will get the forms filled by those whose bills are due. 

He said that the sand mafia will end very soon in Punjab, for this we are coming up with a new policy.Channi asks Center to withdraw agricultural laws Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday urged the Center to immediately withdraw its controversial agricultural laws and said his government would soon convene a special session of the Punjab Legislative Assembly to repeal them. According to a statement issued by the government, Channi said that he had asked the then Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to repeal the laws but the cabinet at that time had authorized him to take a decision at his discretion. However, he decided to introduce an amended bill instead of rejecting these "draconian" laws.  Channi said his government would convene a special session of the Punjab Assembly and reject the "anti-farmer" laws.



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