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Punjab youth to take lead in the farmer protest

22 October 2020, Chandigarh, IN: Punjab Youth Development Board Chairman Sukhwinder Singh Bindra today said that youth of Punjab will take protest against draconian farm laws of Union Government to new level of dissent.

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During review various schemes pertaining to empower youth, Mr. Bindra categorically said that the three black farm laws of BJP government are against farmers, consumers, food security and even the federal set up of our country. He said that Punjab government has passed Bills against these laws to save the farmers as private players can now come to Punjab, but under government’s watch. Further, farmers have the right to file civil suits in case of any dispute. He disclosed that the Board will take fight of distressed farmers to a new pinnacle because this is the need of the hour.

During the meeting, Chairman also reviewed schemes related to youth of various departments and directed higher authorities to further expand the ambit of these schemes, thus our youngsters would get benefits in huge number. Senior Vice Chairman of the Board, Mr. Prince Khullar, Vice Chairman Mr. Vikram Kamboj, Mr. Jaswinder Singh Dhunna, Mr. Lakhveer Singh, Mr. Jaspreet Singh, Mr. Nirmal Dullat and Avjinder Singh (All Members) and Director, Sports and Youth Services DPS Kharbanda Mr. DPS Kharbanda and other officials of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Employment Generation and Training, Social Security and Women and Child Development, Social Justice and Minority Departments were also present on the occasion.